October 31, 2014

(Boston, MA) October 31, 2014 – The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) New England Region honored Susan Lewis Solomont with the Women of Valor Award this afternoon at the annual luncheon at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Boston, MA. A former ADL New England Board Member, Susan has been an avid civic leader both in the greater…
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October 30, 2014

Rachel Barr and Chad Haggerty, both juniors at Stowe High School in Vermont, were among 10 students from New England and 110 students nationwide selected to participate in the Anti-Defamation League’s National Youth Leadership Mission in Washington, D.C. The mission, which took place from Sunday, October 26 to Wednesday, October 29, in designed to teach…
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HCPA October 29, 2014

October 28th 2014 marked the 5th Anniversary of the signing of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, JR. Hate Crimes Prevention Act. This landmark legislation,signed into law by President Barack Obama on October 28, 2009, created a new federal criminal law which enhanced legal protections pertaining to crimes committed because of actual or perceived race,…
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October 14, 2014

October 14th 2014, Boston, MA…Responding to reports that U.S. Senator Susan Collins’ campaign signs in Wiscasset, Pittston, and Farmingdale, Maine were defaced with swastikas, Robert O. Trestan, New England Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League issued the following statement: The swastika is a universal symbol of hate representing fear and intimidation and has no place…
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