White Supremacists Counter-Protest in Olympia

Following the police shooting of  two black men in May, community demonstrations calling for police accountability and racial equality were met with counter-protests by white supremacists. Andy Hobbs with The Olympian called Hilary Bernstein, Regional Director for the ADL Pacific Northwest to ask why these hate groups would demonstrate in support of local police. The role of…
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Letter to Editor: Mayor’s Israel Trip Doesn’t Negate Other Issues in the Middle East

The Anti-Defamation League’s Pacific Northwest Regional Director, Hilary Bernstein, wrote a Letter to the Editor in response to Richard Silverstein’s guest column against Israel’s proud record on LQBTQ issues [“Murray, don’t ‘pinkwash’ Israel," Opinion, June 4]. Read the full Letter to the Editor. Source: Seattle Times URL:…
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ADL launched 50 States Against Hate, a new campaign for tougher hate crime laws all across the country….
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Voting Rights Act

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act (VRA), one of the most important and effective pieces of civil rights legislation ever passed. Its success in eliminating discriminatory barriers to voting and advancing equal political participation at all levels of government is undeniable. However, in 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court struck…
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Confronting Extremism: The State of Hate Today

ADL Pacific Northwest is proudly co-sponsoring with the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education: Confronting Extremism: The State of Hate Today The event will feature a film screening of the 2014 film, HATE , followed by a conversation with the director and other guest speakers. Check out all the details on the OJMCHE website, and buy your…
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