In response to the challenges on campus, ADL offers members of the campus community programs and resources to combat ant-Semitism and deal with issues of bias and hatred. Students, faculty, administrators and campus professionals can turn to the ADL for assistance when dealing with issues such as hate crimes, anti-Semitism, religious accommodation and anti-Israel sentiment on campus.
In response to the challenges on campus, ADL has developed formal workshops and programs.
A CAMPUS OF DIFFERENCE™
Through the A CAMPUS OF DIFFERENCE program, college administrators, faculty members and students learn to examine stereotypes, expand cultural awareness, explore the value of diversity, and combat all forms of bigotry.
Words to Action
Words to Action is an interactive education program for college and pre-college students designed to empower and equip them with constructive and effective responses to combat anti-Semitism and anti-Israel bias on campus.
Campus Police Training
ADL’s Campus Law Enforcement Training seminars offer instruction on the special nature of hate crime, the legal and constitutional framework in which federal and state hate crime statues operate, and how to perform investigative and enforcement duties in a way that reassures the victims and helps alleviate community tensions and fear.
Campus Leaders Mission to Israel
Politically active undergraduate students and aspiring journalists learn firsthand about Israel today and the complexity of issues surrounding Israeli-Palestinian relations and other regional politics by engaging with politicians, decision makers, journalists, students, and ordinary citizens during their Mission to Israel.
In addition to formal workshops, ADL employs unique and substantial methods to protect, investigate, and educate by delivering proactive and reactive programs in response to immediate needs of the campus. Check your ADL region for more information.
- Fighting Back: A Handbook for Responding to Anti-Israel Rallies on College and University Campuses (PDF) answers students’ common questions about what type of speech is protected by American law and campus code of conduct, and what type of speech crosses these lines. The guide provides specific action steps for responding to anti-Israel protests on campus.
- Responding to Bigotry and Intergroup Strife on Campus: A Guide for College and University Presidents and Senior Administrators (PDF) encourages campuses to engage in contingency planning to develop appropriate and effective interventions in order to overcome bigotry and conflict on campus.
- Fighting Holocaust Denial in Campus Newspaper Advertisements (PDF) is a brand new publications that provides students with background and tools to address Holocaust denial advertisements and educate newspaper staff on their first amendment rights.
- Israel: A Guide for Activists (PDF) lays out the key points needed to challenge anti-Israel propaganda while giving action plans to counter the multifaceted threats to Israel.
- Confronting Anti-Semitism Myths and Facts (PDF) connects general concepts of stereotyping with definitions of anti-Semitic prejudice and discrimination, and explores the history of anti-Semitism.