Next Generation Leadership (NGL), the Anti-Defamation League’s young leadership division, connects young professionals with meaningful opportunities to contribute and advocate on behalf of the ADL. NGL offers young professionals opportunities for networking and leadership development, dynamic social activities, educational programs, as well as the chance to make a genuine difference in people’s lives through meaningful community service and hands-on volunteer activities.

For more information on Next Generation Leadership, including ways to get involved, please contact us.

Cocktails for Equality

NGL hosts a quarterly  social justice themed happy hour called Cocktails for Equality. Intended for young professionals who are either already involved with ADL or interested in learning more about the League, the program offers participants the opportunity to mix and mingle with their peers and hear from a speaker on an issue relevant to ADL’s agenda.


Events and Programs

NGL offers unparalleled opportunities for young leaders to learn about and advocate for important civil rights issues. Whether through a Professional Development Series conducted by leading industry experts, Insider Briefings on topics relevant to the mission of ADL, or hands-on Social Action opportunities, participants will develop the knowledge, skills and network to affect change in the region.


Glass Leadership Institute

The Glass Leadership Institute is a nationally recognized leadership development program for a select group of young professionals, providing an up-close and personal opportunity to expand their knowledge of ADL and its mission. GLI participants engage in nine months of dynamic, interactive sessions on a broad range of ADL topics.



 The Anti-Defamation League is one of the nation’s premier civil rights/human relations agencies fighting anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defending democratic ideals and protecting civil rights for all.

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