ADL_NGL_Colorlogo bannerNext Generation Leadership (NGL), the Anti-Defamation League’s young leadership group, aims to galvanize young leaders in the Philadelphia region to advance ADL’s mission: “to stop the defamation of the Jewish people, and to secure justice and fair treatment to all.”




As a member of NGL, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Play an integral, hands-on role in ADL’s efforts to fight anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry in the region
  • Attend exclusive ADL events, meetings and programs, to learn the latest inside information on issues relevant to ADL’s mission
  • Gain unique access to successful professionals who make up ADL’s lay leadership
  • Enjoy professional development and networking opportunities
  • …and many more impactful experiences.

ADL's Next Generation Leadership Board with Megan and Grace Phelps-Roper L to R: Amanda Shor (NGL Chair), Eric Ciarelli, Michelle Goodman (Cocktails for Equality Chair), Brett Ciarelli (NGL Chair), Jackie Ciarelli, Grace Phelps-Roper, Megan Phelps-Roper, Liz Fineman, Jill Fertel, Andy Kaplin

Current NGL Committees and Events include:

Glass Leadership InstituteThe 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.

Leadership Committee: The Committee strives to strengthen the leadership potential of current NGL members through creating professional development opportunities. Current projects include Life Lessons in Leadership, a series of intimate conversations with esteemed community leaders and members of ADL’s Executive Board.

Advocacy Committee: The Committee aims to assist the Anti-Defamation League in advancing its civil rights priorities in the region, through coordinated efforts with ADL staff, the Board’s Civil Rights Committee and regional partners. Current projects include planning the ADL Lobby Day in Harrisburg.

Education Committee: The Committee supports ADL’s anti-bias educational programming in the region. Current projects include the No Place for Hate student essay contest and planning the Youth Leadership Conference.

Outreach Committee: The Committee aims to strengthen relationships between ADL and other community organizations, to increase the impact of ADL young leaders in the region. Current projects include a monthly meal service.

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

 The Anti-Defamation League is 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.