"Antisemitism and Its Manifestations" with Rachel Lang
Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at 7 p.m.
Room 114, Belk Library and Information Commons
Zoom link available upon registration here.
BOONE, N.C. — Join Rachel Lang of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) for a presentation on antisemitism and extremism in the United States. Lang will provide information on the history of antisemitism and how it manifests today. In addition, she will provide an overview of the work that ADL does in our communities with a specific focus on community safety and security, law enforcement, education programs for K-12 schools and college campuses. Lang will provide an overview of the State of Hate in the United States with a specific focus on combatting antisemitism in our communities. As an international Jewish organization founded in 1913, ADL specializes in civil rights law and is a “global leader in combating hate and providing anti-bias resources.” Their mission is “to stop the defamation of the Jewish people, and to secure justice and fair treatment to all.”
This event is free and open to the public. For a disability accommodation, visit odr.appstate.edu.
About the Speaker
Rachel Lang is the ADL’s Washington, DC Associate Regional Director. She helps to support the ADL’s justice work in the regional Washington, DC area. With its Center on Extremism, ADL works to track extremist trends, ideologies, and groups across the ideological spectrum. Its staff of investigators, analysts, researchers, and technical experts strategically monitor, expose, and disrupt extremist threats. ADL is also a leading provider of anti-bias education. ADL Education empowers students, educators, faculty, communities, and businesses to fight hate, reflect on identity and culture, embrace diversity, and promote school and work environments free of bias and discrimination. When incidents of bias and hate occur in communities, ADL offers resources, support, and programs to not only address the situation but work towards healing.