Frequently Asked Questions

GENERAL INFORMATION

Tell me more about ADL.


ADL is a leading anti-hate organization. Founded in 1913 in response to an escalating climate of anti-Semitism and bigotry, its timeless mission is to protect the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment for all. Today, ADL continues to fight all forms of hate with the same vigor and passion. ADL is the first call when acts of anti-Semitism occur. A global leader in exposing extremism, delivering anti-bias education, and fighting hate online, ADL’s ultimate goal is a world in which no group or individual suffers from bias, discrimination or hate.




What is ADL's Never Is Now?


Never Is Now is ADL’s Annual Summit on Anti-Semitism and Hate. As ADL’s signature annual event, it is at its core, a one day conference focused on understanding contemporary drivers and dynamics of anti-Semitism. However, we cannot look at anti-Semitism in a vacuum given the daily reminders that any type of hate or bias ultimately hurts us all, particularly if allowed to escalate. Hear from experts, academics and leaders in the fight against anti-Semitism, bigotry and all forms of hatred.




Why should I attend Never Is Now?


Never Is Now is the nation’s principal event designed to explore the contemporary drivers of anti-Semitism and all forms of hate. Join ADL, along with other experts, academics and leaders in a variety of fields, to learn and be inspired to make a difference.




When and where is Never Is Now?


Never Is Now will convene on November 21, 2019 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City. The Javits Center is located at 429 11th Ave. Check-in will open at 7:00am. The morning plenary begins at 8:45am. We suggest arriving at least 30 minutes before the start of the program.




How can I register for Never Is Now?


Register for Never Is Now here.




What is the Never Is Now app?


The Never Is Now smartphone app enables you to learn more about the incredible speakers and programming at Never Is Now 2019. The app will be available soon for iPhone and Android users!




Are there accommodations for participants with disabilities?


ADL is committed to making Never Is Now a welcoming experience for all participants.
Please contact NeverIsNow@adl.org in order to arrange any accommodations.




How do I become a sponsor of Never Is Now?


Please contact us for further information.




Any further questions?


Please contact NeverIsNow@adl.org.
For all press inquiries, please contact adlmedia@adl.org.




Can I attend with a delegation from my community?


Special reduced pricing is available to community delegations of 10 or more registrants. Please contact us with inquiries regarding delegation pricing and registration. If you are interested in forming a synagogue delegation, click here to learn more about the ADL Signature Synagogue program or contact Hannah Sattler at hsattler@adl.org or 212-885-7748.





TRAVEL

How do I get to the Javits Center?


The Jacob K. Javits Center is located at 429 11th Avenue, at Hudson Yards in New York City and is easily accessible by subway. The following trains stop at 34th St/Hudson Yards: The No. 7 train; via 11th Avenue. The following trains stop at 34th Street/Penn Station: The Long Island Railroad, Amtrak, New Jersey Transit, PATH (33rd Street and 6th Avenue) and the following subway lines: The A, C or E train; via 8th Avenue. The 1, 2 or 3 train; via 7th Avenue. The B, D, F, N, Q or R train; via 6th/7th Avenue. The following trains stop at 42nd Street: Metro North Railroad trains stop at Grand Central Station at 42nd Street between Lexington and Vanderbilt Avenues as well as the following subway lines: The A, C or E train; via 8th Avenue. The 1, 2, 3, 7, N, Q, R or S train; via 7th Avenue. The B, F or F train; via 6th Avenue. The 4, 5 or 6 train; via Lexington Avenue. For further information, call MTA Travel info: 718-330-1234.




How do I book a hotel?


Please see the Hotels section of our website to find accommodations in the area neighboring the Javits Center.




Is there parking at the Javits Center?


While the Javits Center does not offer public parking, there are a range of parking garages and lots available near the venue. You can view parking options on the Javits website or visit ParkWhiz, where you can book your parking space in advance .





PROGRAMMING

Where can I find out about Never Is Now 2019 speakers and programming?


Click here to see the agenda and here to see the speakers. Check back often for new announcements.




How do I choose my breakout sessions?


Once you have registered for Never Is Now, please watch for an email reminder to select your breakout sessions online.




Does Never Is Now 2019 offer CLE credits?


We are offering three CLE courses at Never Is Now 2019. Each program is worth 1.0 hour of CLE credit. Check the Agenda page for descriptions of the CLE courses offered.





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