Rachel Grinspan is ADL’s Director of Law Enforcement Policy & Civil Rights, where she primarily focuses on issues pertaining to the law enforcement profession as they relate to ADL’s civil rights agenda and advocacy work. Prior to joining ADL in 2019, Rachel worked as an Agency Attorney for the New York City Police Department and as an Assistant District Attorney in the Special Victim’s Bureau at the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office. She holds a B.A. from Syracuse University and a Juris Doctor from Touro Law School.
The Summit was more than empty words – it made clear that a solution-driven approach is the only way to fight hate. That’s why the working group activities, which are results driven are going to be critical in defeating violent extremism. The Summit brought together the best minds in government, private sector, academia, and civil society. Being surrounded by these experts sparked new ideas – some of which I’ve already implemented or have written about.