ADL in Austin
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The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry and works to secure justice and fair treatment for all.
ADL educates to fight bigotry and prejudice with:
- Anti-bullying/anti-cyberbullying educational trainings that reach thousands of youth, educators and parents in Central Texas
- No Place for Hate®, an anti-bullying anti-bias awareness program currently in over 270 Central Texas schools helping to create and sustain inclusive school environments where all students feel valued and accepted despite individual differences
- The Summer Educators' Institute which provides educators tools to foster safe and welcoming campuses
- Continuing Legal Education that offers information on current civil rights issues
- The A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Institute which reaches the business and broader communities helping participants recognize bias and the harm it inflicts on individuals and society, improve intergroup relations and combat forms of prejudice and bigotry
- The No Place for Hate® Youth Summit, a day-long workshop reaching hundreds of Central Texas 8th grade students and educators providing tools to empower them to confront bullying and build campuses of respect
- Educators' Breakfasts which offer educators curriculum on issues impacting schools and connect them to educational and community resources
ADL convenes to build bridges through:
- The Hate Crimes Initiative in collaboration with the Austin City Council and the Travis County Community Relations Council. which brings together a wide range of the key community leaders to develop and implement a multi-pronged approach to addressing hate and discrimination
- The Initiative, which focuses on education for youth, training for law enforcement and prosecutors, development of policies, procedures, and best practices for preventing, responding to, investigating, and prosecuting hate crimes
- The Glass Leadership Institute which empowers a new generation of young leaders
- Meetings with other civil rights organizations to build shared infrastructure, develop relationships, and pursue common agendas
ADL protects constitutional rights and religious freedom for all people through:
- Accredited law enforcement training for federal, state and local officers.
- Security briefings for houses of worship
- Legislative participation
- Discrimination complaint resolution to help victims of hate
- The Summer Associate Research Project encouraging pro bono civil rights legal research
- Extremist groups–both international and domestic– serving as a resource for the FBI and other federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies
- Extremist activity through public source research
- Media and Internet activity
- So it can provide an online database for law enforcement
For more information on ADL's Austin office and programs, call 512-249-7960 or to find out more about what is going on check out our regional News section. You can also learn more about ADL Austin on Facebook.
Austin Summer Educators’ Institute
ADL's Summer Educators’ Institute is for teachers, counselors, school administrators and others interested in learning about a number of important topics affecting students in the classroom. Each day provides interactive sessions on topics ranging from (cyber)bullying, religion in the schools, Holocaust education, anti-bias training, and how to implement ADL's No Place for Hate® Initiative in their schools.
June 10, 2013
June 14, 2013
8:30 AM Registration, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM Conference