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Books Matter

February 1, 2023 | 5 PM ET

Books play a critical role in students' lives to teach, reflect, transform and inspire. This webinar will explore how to use children's literature to introduce and deepen concepts of identity, diversity, bias and social justice in the classroom.

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Explore the Past, Shape the Future

August 11, 2022

How can Holocaust education help students develop historical thinking routines as well as content knowledge? Echoes & Reflections will take an in-depth, guided tour on how to utilize newly released five short digital student activities as part of your Holocaust curriculum.

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Justice, Life, and Memory After the Holocaust

July 6, 2022

How did the world respond when the reality of the Holocaust came to light? This webinar will examine the justice at Nuremberg, Eichmann’s trial, the advent of the term genocide, crimes against humanity, and Holocaust memorialization today.

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Help Young People Counter Extremist Recruitment

June 28, 2022

ADL will highlight background information about domestic extremism, recruitment strategies, adolescent development and vulnerability and present real-life examples along with strategies for addressing this topic with young people.

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Juneteenth Celebration

June 15, 2022

Join us in our second annual Juneteenth celebration featuring Professor Anette Gordan-Reed, a Pulitzer Prize winning historian, Harvard law professor and bestselling author. We will pay tribute to the journey and share education resources.

Fight Antisemitism

Spotlight on Contemporary Antisemitism

March 29, 2022

This webinar offers resources for teaching about antisemitism in today's world and provides strategies for promoting positive action and agency among students in the fight against this hatred.

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Author Read Aloud and Conversation Series

Our author read aloud and conversation series, "Changing the World One Word at a Time," features prominent children's and young adult authors in engaging, insightful and lively discussion about their work and its relevance to the human experience.

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Transformational Texts

Explore how children's literature on historical and current events can play a powerful role in children’s lives to learn, inspire and transform.

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Help Students Confront Antisemitism Online

January 25, 2022

Learn about ADL's efforts to make gaming safer and what you can do to teach your students strategies for reporting and recognizing antisemitism and hate online in gaming and social media.


Shine a Light on Antisemitism Through Education

November 18, 2021

This webinar highlights the critical importance of antisemitism education in today’s world and resources to help facilitate discussions with students about antisemitism and allyship in schools.

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Using Children's Literature to Foster Empathy

July 22, 2021

Areli Morales, author of Areli is a Dreamer, and other panelists share how to use children's literature to help young people build empathy and feel empowered to address anti-immigrant bias in schools and society.

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Challenging Anti-Immigrant Bias with History

July 21, 2021

What do all of us need to know about our collective past to understand and respond to anti-immigrant bias today? Erika Lee, author of America for Americans, and other panelists examine anti-immigrant bias past and present.


Effectively Respond to Bias Incidents in Your

March 3, 2021

Understand how to use ADL's toolkit, "Responding to Bias Incidents in Middle and High Schools: Resources and Best Practices for School Administrators & Educators," to address incidents effectively at your schools.

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Addressing Anti-Immigrant Bias

This webinar highlights resources and strategies for educators to help address the wave of anti-immigrant and anti-Asian bias that has spread with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Creating More Inclusive School Communities

November 16, 2021

This webinar explores the legal issues of religious freedom and how to help create a school environment that respects different points of view, cultures and religious beliefs.

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Is it Fake News?

March 25, 2021

ADL and Share My Lesson help educators to explore false news, understand the impact of different types of false news and find out how they can assist students in identifying the difference between real and false news.


Holocaust and Genocide Education

Explore the library of webinar recordings from our Holocaust education program, Echoes & Reflections. These one-hour webinars focus on an array of topics, all designed to increase participants’ knowledge of Holocaust history, explore and access classroom-ready content, and support instructional practice to promote student learning and understanding of this complex history and its lasting effect on the world.

Echoes & Reflections utilizes unparalleled expertise and resources from three world leaders in Holocaust education—ADL, USC Shoah Foundation and Yad Vashem.


Duncan Tonatiuh, author and illustrator

Interview with Duncan Tonatiuh

Award winning children's book author and illustrator, talks about meeting Sylvia Mendez and how that inspired him to write Separate Is Never Equal, his love of art and writing and how his dual citizenship identity shapes what he writes.

Rosalind Wiseman

Interview with Rosalind Wiseman

Bullying prevention specialist, talks about raising teenagers in a complex world, the role of social media and gaming, what teachers can do to engage students and how her own parenting informs her work.

Cece Bell

Interview with Cece Bell

Children's book author and illustrator, talks about what inspired her to write El Deafo, the response she has received from children and adults about the book and why friendship is so central to her books.

Ami Polonsky, Author

Interview with Ami Polonsky

A children’s book author and teacher, talks about why she wrote Gracefully Grayson, how parents and teachers can discuss gender and transgender identity with young people and the importance of being an ally.

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Trudy Ludwig

Award-winning author, talks about her book Confessions of a Former Bully and why she writes books focused on social aggression and bullying.

Kathryn Otoshi

Interview with Kathryn Otoshi

Award winning author, illustrator and speaker, talks about her books, her process for converting big ideas into children's stories and the complex nature of friendship, bullying and standing up.