NEWS

Genocide Education: California Senate Bill 1380

By: Mike Spradley: Writer, ‘Rage Monthly’ KNSJ 89.1 FM dishNfork In my own family I assumed I’d heard all the tales of heroism or of those who became part of American and global history. With deep regret I missed the story of my brother-in-law’s father, Robert Cleary, who was a first lieutenant serving in the 89th Infantry…
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Zero Tolerance Policies’ Impact On School-To-Prison Pipeline

GUESTS: Judge James Milliken, former presiding judge of San Diego Juvenile Court Rick Barton, chair, Anti-Defamation League’s Education Equality Task Force You can listen to the full interview here: http://www.kpbs.org/audioclips/22791/ Related Story: Zero Tolerance Policies’ Impact On School-To-Prison Pipeline …
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BLOG POSTS

How Do I Talk to My Students About Ferguson?

ADL’s Current Events Classroom has two ready-made lesson plans for teachers to address Ferguson with their students while remaining sensitive to diversity within the classroom. The Current Events Classroom is a collection of timely and relevant brief lesson plans that assist K-12 educators in teaching news topics and other issues of the day. Each lesson…
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California Passes AB 420 to Reduce Harsh Student Discipline Practices

California has once again shown itself to be a leader in promoting civil rights and equality for all by banning school suspensions for K-3rd grade students and expulsions for all students under the subjective and often-abused “willful defiance” standard in the Education Code. As part of our mission to fight bigotry of all kinds, ADL…
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EVENTS

Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin

  About the Concert/Drama Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín tells the story of courageous Jewish prisoners in the Theresienstadt Concentration Camp during World War II who formed a chorus under the leadership of fellow prisoner Rafael Schächter, and performed Verdi’s Requiem 16 times, as an act of defiance and resistance to their Nazi captors. The…
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