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Mar 05, 2014, 11:00 ET SPLC Report: Civil Rights Movement Education Remains 'Woefully Inadequate' in a Majority of States

Three years after a first-of-its-kind study found that more than half of the states fail at teaching the civil rights movement to students, a new...


Dec 18, 2013, 04:14 ET Teaching Tolerance Issues Nationwide Call to Teachers for Award

The Southern Poverty Law Center's Teaching Tolerance project is accepting applications for its 2014 Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in...


Oct 29, 2013, 10:40 ET Teaching Tolerance Launches 12th Annual National Mix It Up At Lunch Day

The Southern Poverty Law Center's Teaching Tolerance program will launch the 12th annual National Mix It Up at Lunch Day today with more than 6,000...


Oct 23, 2013, 04:24 ET Teaching Tolerance Asks Congress to 'Mix It Up' in Open Letter

In the wake of the recent government shutdown, the Southern Poverty Law Center's Teaching Tolerance project issued an open letter today calling on...


Sep 17, 2013, 09:52 ET Southern Poverty Law Center Appoints Lisa Sahulka as Chief Operating Officer

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) today announced the appointment of Lisa A. Sahulka of St. Petersburg, Fla., as chief operating officer. Former ...


Sep 13, 2013, 04:44 ET Teaching Tolerance Magazine Examines How to End Bullying Behavior

Though schools across the nation have adopted anti-bullying policies that protect victims and punish perpetrators, they may be missing an opportunity ...


Sep 03, 2013, 01:22 ET Civil Rights Groups Urge OSHA, USDA to Protect Poultry, Meatpacking Plant Workers

A coalition of civil rights groups filed a formal petition today urging the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the U.S....


Aug 08, 2013, 11:39 ET More Human Trafficking Lawsuits Filed Against Signal International

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) announced that five more lawsuits on behalf of 60 workers have been filed this week against Signal...


May 21, 2013, 11:11 ET Schools Gear Up for 12th Annual National Mix It Up at Lunch Day

Registration is now open for the 12th annual National Mix It Up at Lunch Day event, Teaching Tolerance announced today. More than 5,000 schools...


May 21, 2013, 01:07 ET Top U.S. Law Firms File Multiple Human Trafficking Lawsuits Against Signal International, LLC

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) today announced an unprecedented collaborative effort by several of the country's most prestigious law firms...


May 15, 2013, 10:29 ET Inaugural Summer Issue of Teaching Tolerance Magazine Examines How Educators Can Help Students Cope with Community Violence

When violence erupts in a community such as Newtown, Conn., or Oak Creek, Wis., schools can play an important role in helping children navigate our...


Apr 23, 2013, 04:11 ET Teaching Tolerance Distributes Free Classroom Posters to Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

To commemorate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in May, the Southern Poverty Law Center's Teaching Tolerance project announced today it will...


Apr 09, 2013, 10:00 ET Teaching Tolerance Recognizes 63 Schools for Tolerance Efforts

The Southern Poverty Law Center's Teaching Tolerance project named 63 schools across the nation as Mix It Up Model Schools today for their exemplary...


Mar 12, 2013, 11:55 ET Teaching Tolerance Guide Provides Educators with Steps for Creating Welcoming Schools for LGBT Students

Though lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students are harassed at twice the rate of other students, a few purposeful steps can help...


Nov 27, 2012, 11:25 ET SPLC Intelligence Report: Neo-Nazi Building White Supremacist Compound in Idaho

More than a decade after the headquarters of the neo-Nazi Aryan Nations was shuttered and demolished, a protege of the group's late founder is...


Nov 19, 2012, 11:33 ET Southern Poverty Law Center Names New Public Affairs Director

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) announced today that Dana Vickers Shelley is joining the organization as its director of public affairs....


Sep 11, 2012, 11:56 ET Human Rights Groups Urge Public Officials Not to Attend Values Voter Summit, Avoid Legitimizing Anti-LGBT Extremism

A coalition of human rights groups is calling on public officials not to attend the upcoming Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., because its...


May 23, 2012, 10:22 ET Southern Poverty Law Center Intelligence Report Profiles 30 Leaders of the Rising Radical Right

Extremists leading a powerful resurgence of the American radical right are pushing baseless conspiracy theories and demonizing propaganda about...


Sep 28, 2011, 01:02 ET More Than Half of States Fail at Teaching the Civil Rights Movement

Though the civil rights movement is one of the defining events of U.S. history, most states fail when it comes to teaching the movement to students,...


Sep 16, 2011, 10:16 ET Teaching Tolerance Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), celebrates its 20th anniversary in the new issue of its award-winning...


May 23, 2011, 12:39 ET Southern Poverty Law Center Recognizes 52 Schools for Tolerance Efforts

The Southern Poverty Law Center's Teaching Tolerance program has named 52 schools from across the country as Mix It Up model schools for their...


Apr 05, 2011, 11:49 ET Southern Poverty Law Center Launches National Campaign to Raise Awareness of Sexual Violence Against Immigrant Women in Food Industry

In observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) launched a national campaign today to raise awareness about...


Feb 14, 2011, 12:06 ET Teaching Tolerance to Honor Educators Who Excel at Teaching Diverse Students

The Southern Poverty Law Center's Teaching Tolerance program is seeking nominations for a new award that will honor educators who excel at teaching...


Jan 14, 2011, 12:41 ET Teaching Tolerance Magazine Examines Classroom Use of Social Media to Teach About Social Justice; Offers Timely Lessons on Immigration Issues

As social networking sites and mobile technology offer new ways for students to socialize, educators can turn this technology into powerful classroom ...


Nov 22, 2010, 11:16 ET SPLC's Intelligence Report: Gays Targeted for Hate Crimes Far More Than Any Other Minority in America

Homosexuals are far more likely to be victims of a violent hate crime than any other minority group in the United States, according to a new analysis ...