ADL Supports Atlanta Mayor’s Decision to Relieve Fire Chief Kevin Cochran of his Duties

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today commended Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed’s decision to terminate Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran’s employment.   It was alleged that Cochran failed to receive the required approval before self-publishing and distributing to Fire Department personnel a book widely criticized as promoting anti-gay views. Cochran reportedly self-published the book Who Told You That…
Read more ▶

High School Students Spend a Day Making a Positive Difference at The ADL No Place for Hate® Summit

In observance of the Martin Luther King Holiday, 14 metro-Atlanta high schools will come together to participate in The Anti-Defamation League Empowering Young Leaders: No Place for Hate® Summit. The one-day program will be held on the MLK Holiday, Monday, January 19, 2015.   “The purpose of this event is to inspire the students to…
Read more ▶


Spotlight: Barbara B. Balser

  Marcus Brodzki (MB): How did you first get involved with ADL? Barbara Balser (BB): My parents were very involved in the Jewish Community and my mother helped start a chapter of B’nai Brith Women (BBW) in Richmond, VA. When I was 14, I remember going with my parents to an ADL event. Ted Friedman…
Read more ▶

Cyberhate Response

Read about ADL’s new Best Practices for Combating Cyberhate >>…
Read more ▶


Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story

The Islamic Speakers Bureau, Anti-Defamation League,  Georgia State University Religious Studies Department and Rialto Center for the Performing Arts Theater, are collaborating to bring the Unity Production Foundation film Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story to Atlanta on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 3 pm at the Rialto Center. The screening is free and open to the public;…
Read more ▶

2015 Jurisprudence Luncheon

Join us as we celebrate the 18th Annual Jurisprudence Luncheon on March 23, 2015 honoring Bernard Taylor, Sr., Elizabeth V. Tanis, Yendelela Anderson Neely, and J. Erik Heath….
Read more ▶