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Unity Through Diversity
This Chicago conference convenes hundreds of high school students and educators from diverse backgrounds to learn to fight bigotry and devise strategies to combat and rid their schools and communities of hate.
ADL's Anti-Bias Education and Diversity Training
Grosfeld Family National Youth Leadership Mission
This national program which originated in Chicago, takes student leaders from across the country to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Trickery, Trolling and Threats: Understanding and Addressing Cyberbullying
ADL’s new interactive program helps schools develop a comprehensive approach to confront against harassment and bullying through electronic media.
Echoes and Reflections
Developed by the Anti-Defamation League, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education,and Yad Vashem, this award-winning multimedia curriculum includes everything an educator needs to teach the complex issues of the Holocaust.
Confronting Anti-Semitism
ADL's Confronting Anti-Semitism Program empowers the Jewish community to respond to anti-Semitic incidents and to challenge the persistent anti-Semitic stereotypes that are often at the root of these incidents.
Peer Education
Peer Education programs train middle and high school students to become active agents for positive change in their school communities.
The Bearing Witness™ Program
ADL’s award-winning The Bearing Witness™ Program is a unique professional development workshop for Catholic school educators.
International Affairs Committee
The International Affairs Committee hosts innovative programming on international topics that are of concern to ADL and world Jewry. Experts from within and outside the ADL present various viewpoints and lead discussions on relevant topics.
Names Can Really Hurt Us Assemblies
The Names Can Really Hurt Us Assembly Program provides high school students with a safe forum to discuss name-calling and effect positive change in their schools.
Women of Achievement Award Planning Committee
Women of Achievement Planning Committee consists of past honorees, women business leaders and women who are active in the community. Monthly lunch meetings, hosted by one of the committee members, are held to plan the ADL’s Women of Achievement Awards Dinner and Rising Stars Luncheon.
Anti-bias Teacher Training
Anti-bias Teacher Training programs designed to help educators build safe and inclusive environments.
ADL Outreach Network For Young Professionals
The ADL Outreach Network is a group of young Jewish professionals in the Chicagoland area, who are dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding of the League’s mission, goals, and initiatives.
Glass Leadership Institute
ADL's Greater Chicago/Upper Midwest Region is for young adults interested in learning about our organization by participating in its one-year program.
Becoming An Ally: Interrupting Name Calling and Bullying
Becoming An Ally: Interrupting Name Calling and Bullying workshops help middle and high school youth to recognize the impact name-calling and bullying have on themselves and others.
The Miller Early Childhood Initiative
The Miller Early Childhood Initiative, in partnership with Sesame Workshop™ (producers of Sesame Street), offers anti-bias training and resources to educators, caregivers and family members of children ages 3-5.
Summer Associate Research Program
Summer Associates from twelve Chicago firms and one Indiana firm participated in ADL’s 2008 Summer Associate Research Program (SARP).
Law Enforcement Training
ADL works closely with law enforcement to monitor extremists and investigate the crimes and incidents perpetrated by them.

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