January 16, 2015

The Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith sent telegrams to President Johnson, Mr. Katzenbach and Leroy Collins, director of the Community Relations Service of the Department of Commerce, asking that “Federal power” be invoked in Selma. ”The shocking spectacle of helmeted and gas-masked troopers attacking defenseless Negro American citizens gathered for a peaceable demonstration is a blot on our country’s record,” the telegrams said….
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Jonathan Greenblatt New ADL Director December 30, 2014

An exhaustive, nationwide search for the next national director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is now complete. The unanimous choice of the 16-member succession committee is Jonathan A. Greenblatt, a social entrepreneur, government official and corporate executive with extensive experience in building socially conscious businesses and creating innovative public-private partnerships. …
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A banner for featured stories about No Place for Hate news and events November 4, 2014

Council Rock High School North is embracing its newest title as “No Place for Hate” and vowing to continue its work to promote respect and understanding in its hallways and classrooms.

Jeremy Bannett, assistant project director for the Anti-Defamation League of Philadelphia, honored the school in late October with its “No Place for Hate” designation, presenting the school with a banner for completing a year of anti-bias and anti-bullying educational programs….
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