Adrienne van der Valk

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Adrienne van der Valk

Adrienne van der Valk
Deputy Director
Teaching Tolerance (Southern Poverty Law Center)
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Adrienne van der Valk (she/her/hers) brings a background in social work, research and journalism to her role as as Deputy Director for Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Adrienne directs an editorial team of eight people who write, curate, edit and publish all outward-facing communications. Under her leadership, Teaching Tolerance magazine has won dozens of REVERE Awards from the Association of American Publishers, including Best Reporting, Best Overall Editorial, Best Overall Publication and the Golden Lamp, the highest award in educational publishing. Adrienne holds a bachelor's degree in sociology from Grinnell College and master's degrees in political science and journalism from the University of Oregon.


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