From Hate to Hope Features Holocaust Survivor and Grandmother of Dancing Star

The first lecture in ADL’s From Hate to Hope series featured Vera Levitskaya, the grandmother of Dancing with the Stars’ Dmitry Chaplin, who told her story of surviving a mass execution in Ukraine during the Holocaust. Vera was only 11 years old when she was marched by Nazis to a massive pit outside her shtetl of Hashevatoe.  The Nazis had

2020 Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Luncheon

Join us as we honor Baker Botts attorney and community leader Bill Kroger for his exceptional commitment to equality, justice, fairness and community service.

2019 No Place for Hate® Luncheon Honors Educators and Walter Kase

On December 5, more than 200 people attended the ADL Southwest Region’s 2019 No Place for Hate® luncheon honoring three area school counselors with the Walter Kase Educator Excellence Award. Pine Shadows Elementary School Counselor Judy Birdsong, Deer Park Junior High School Counselor Kimeya Courts-Chapman, and James Bowie Middle School Counselor Debbie Zubia received the Award for their work to

ADL Southwest Region Welcomes New Regional Director

ADL’s Southwest Regional Office has named Mark Toubin, as its new Regional Director.  Toubin will start as Regional Director November 11. He brings more than 15 years of non-profit leadership to the job from his consulting practice, from his work with the Israel Project, and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), where he was the Southwest Regional Director. An

Houston in Concert Against Hate an Uproarious Success

Fighting hate is a serious business, but there were plenty of laughs June 15 when ADL combined SNL’s (Saturday Night Live’s) Colin Jost with the ComedySportz improv group to present Houston in Concert Against Hate: A Date with Laughter. Over 500 people attended the concert at Revention Music Center, raising over $500,000 for ADL programs and services. “The vision for

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ADL Southwest Region Welcomes New Regional Director

ADL’s Southwest Regional Office has named Mark Toubin, as its new Regional Director.  Toubin will start as Regional Director November 11. He brings more than 15 years of non-profit leadership to the job from his consulting practice, from his work with the Israel Project, and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), where he was the Southwest Regional Director. An

ADL, UnidosUS and LULAC Announce Collaboration to Prevent Bias-Motivated Violence and Improve Hate Crime Hate Crime Reporting

New York, NY, August 7, 2019 … In response to the recent white supremacist attack in El Paso, Texas, ADL (the Anti-Defamation League), UnidosUS (formerly NCLR) and LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) announced a new partnership today, which will share best practices and techniques for documenting and responding to hate violence – including efforts to improve comprehensive hate

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From Hate to Hope Features Holocaust Survivor and Grandmother of Dancing Star

The first lecture in ADL’s From Hate to Hope series featured Vera Levitskaya, the grandmother of Dancing with the Stars’ Dmitry Chaplin, who told her story of surviving a mass execution in Ukraine during the Holocaust. Vera was only 11 years old when she was marched by Nazis to a massive pit outside her shtetl of Hashevatoe.  The Nazis had

Bill Kroger To Receive ADL’s Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award

Longtime Baker Botts Attorney Bill Kroger will receive ADL’s Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award February 19, 2019 at the Hilton Americas Houston. The award is presented every year to an outstanding member of the legal community who exhibits an exceptional commitment to equality, justice, fairness and community services.  It is named for the late ADL Board Chair Karen H. Susman,

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ADL Women’s Initiative: International Women’s Day

Join ADL’s Women’s Initiative for a Houston Rockets Game, networking and panel discussion about the power of women on International Women’s Day.

ADL Women’s Initiative: The Green Book

Secure your   tickets  now  to  join  ADL’s  Women’s  Initiative  for  a delightful  reception, private performance, and post-show conversation with Artistic Director Eileen Morris.  ADL is excited to partner with the Ensemble Theatre for this unique event.  We extend a special thank you to Levy / Bender Families for sponsoring this event in loving memory of their mother Sophia Wertheimer Bender.