In 2013, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) will mark our Centennial. For 100 years, ADL has led in the fight against Anti-Semitism, bigotry and hate with a goal of securing justice and fair treatment for all.
The theme for our Centennial year is "Imagine a World Without Hate," a dream we hope to make a reality.
Locally, ADL's Centennial will be recognized throgh a compelling series of evening speakers featuring ADL experts. This series is open to the public at no charge. Over the course of three sessions, we will highlight the scope of ADL's impact by exploring many of our notable accomplishments in standing up for civil rights; advocating for Middle-East peace; and monitoring extremist groups.
The ADL Centennial Speaker Series is generously brought to the community by Presenting Sponsors Marianne and Roger Staubach.
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Dr.Mark Pitcavage, a historian and authority on extremism in theUnited States, is Director of Investigative Research for the Anti-Defamation League. In that capacity, he heads ADL’s investigations into extremist movements and groups and helps lead ADL’s efforts to combat the problems they cause.
Dr. Pitcavage has been actively involved with training law enforcement on terrorism and extremism issues for years, working closely with the FBI and many state and local agencies. He has trained over 10,000 law enforcement officers, assisted in a variety of investigations and served as an expert witness in court. He helped create ADL’s Law Enforcement Agency Resource Network (LEARN), a major website on extremism for law enforcement officers.
Why do I need a ticket if this is a free event?
Distributing tickets allows ADL to ensure the event runs smoothly by having an appropriate number of seats, event staff and security.
Do I need to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Ticket holders with matching identification will enjoy expedited entrance to the venue.
The name on the ticket doesn't match the attendee, will I be let in?
Yes, but the attendee will need to provide identification and complete a registration process.
Can I make changes or additions to my registration?
Yes, visit http://www.eventbrite.com/mytickets to change names of registrants, add attendees or change your contact information.
What are the details of the other sessions of the series?
January 15, 2013- "A Rapidly Changing Middle-East: Does it Have to Be Bad for Israel?" Featuring: ADL National Deputy Director Kenneth Jacobson (7:00 PM, Congregation Shearith Israel- 9401 Douglas Avenue, Dallas)
Ann and Nate Levine Frank and Helen Risch Donna and Herb Weitzman
May 6, 2013- "Religious Freedom - Equal Opportunity - Free Speech, America's Quest for a More Perfect Union: Are We There Yet?" Featuring: ADL National Director of Civil Rights Deborah Lauter (7:00 PM, Congregation Anshai Torah- 5501 West Parker Road, Plano)
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