Evan Bernstein, Director at the Anti-Defamation League New York/New Jersey Regional will address the current state of anti-Semitism and the spread of hate in all forms, both locally and globally. Bernstein will share details about the ADL’s many projects and initiatives to combat hate, educate students about the value of diversity and respect for all, and address anti-Semitism.
Evan is responsible for all initiatives across New York State and Northern and Central New Jersey. He is regularly quoted in local and national news sources that have included CNN, the Wall Street Journal and The New York Times about issues related to civil rights and anti-Semitism.
Evan has been appointed to the New York City Public Advocate’s Hate Crime Task Force and the Governor of New York’s Interfaith Council. He also sits on the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness Interfaith Advisory Council. He has spoken abroad in locations that have included Mexico City and Paris about the work of the ADL and the current state of core issues in the region. Evan has also testified in front of the New York City Council on topics that have included public school bullying and holocaust education.