The Southern Poverty Law Center will host a live webcast with Richard Cohen and Mark Potok on Wednesday, March 2.

The number of active hate groups in the United States topped 1,000 for the first time and the antigovernment “Patriot” movement expanded dramatically for the second straight year as the radical right showed continued explosive growth in 2010.

The SPLC’s Teaching Tolerance program is seeking nominations for a new award that will honor educators who excel at teaching students from diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced that he plans to shift resources from expensive residential facilities to more effective and efficient community-based programs and sanctions that will save the state tens of millions of tax dollars. This is good news for Florida.

A Minnesota school district’s curriculum policy instructs teachers to remain “neutral” on matters regarding sexual orientation, but that’s not what’s been happening.

The Southern Poverty Law Center and its co-counsels, who are suing Signal International, LLC, along with its co-conspirators and other entities for human trafficking and racketeering, asked a federal judge today to include hundreds of additional Indian guestworkers in the lawsuit.

Fighting Modern-Day Slavery

01/30/2011
With January serving as National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, it’s important to recognize the extent of this horrific practice. Research at the University of California, Berkeley suggests that at any given time in the United States, 10,000 or more people are enduring forced labor.

All parties involved have reached an arrangement that is respectful and inclusive of all students.

The Southern Poverty Law Center, National Center for Lesbian Rights, and Faegre & Benson, LLP have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Minnesota’s Anoka-Hennepin School District and Champlin Park High School (CPHS) on behalf of two lesbian students.

In a letter sent this morning, the Southern Poverty Law Center, National Center for Lesbian Rights, and Faegre & Benson, LLP are urging Minnesota’s Anoka-Hennepin School District and Champlin Park High School (CPHS) to immediately restore the rights of two lesbian students.