ADL Women’s Initiative Women’s Summit 2020 A Slam Dunk

ADL’s Women’s Initiative Summit on International Women’s Day, March 8, featured six powerful female panelists, a skilled moderator, and an attentive audience of 200 participants, including students from several area high schools and the Boys and Girls Clubs. ADL’s Women’s Initiative Summit on International Women’s Day, March 8, featured six powerful female panelists, a skilled moderator, and an attentive audience

Packed House Joins ADL in Honoring Bill Kroger with the Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award

More than 700 people gathered at the Hilton Americas Houston hotel to honor 2020 Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award recipient Bill Kroger of Baker Botts LLP, for his dedication to the legal profession, to his firm’s history and the history of Houston and to the Houston community. As former Secretary of State, the Honorable James A. Baker, III said in

2020 Houston in Concert Against Hate: The Magic of ADL

Help ADL make hate disappear by joining us at Houston in Concert Against Hate: The Magic of ADL, featuring NBC’s America’s Got Talent-Winning Magician Mat Franco.  The doors  of Revention Music Center open to the general public at 7:30 p.m. April 30. For more information, e-mail Bailey Player.

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

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

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Amegy Bank to Receive ADL’s Community Champion Award at Houston in Concert Against Hate

Amegy Bank will receive ADL’s Community Champion Award at Houston in Concert Against Hate on April 30, 2020. This award is given to organizations that make a deep commitment to bettering their communities. The event will be at 8 p.m. at Revention Music Center (820 Texas Ave, Houston TX, 77002). Amegy is a leading Texas bank with nearly $13 billion

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

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Senior Research Fellow Marilyn Mayo Here to Discuss Global Spread of White Supremacy

ADL Center on Extremism Senior Research Fellow Marilyn Mayo spoke to European Union Consuls General, the FBI and other law enforcement officials, ADL’s board, Glass Leadership Institute, donors and Coalition for Mutual Respect clergy while in Houston to discuss her report Hate Beyond Borders: The Internationalization of White Supremacy. Mayo, who has been with ADL for almost 25 years, is

ADL Women’s Initiative Women’s Summit 2020 A Slam Dunk

ADL’s Women’s Initiative Summit on International Women’s Day, March 8, featured six powerful female panelists, a skilled moderator, and an attentive audience of 200 participants, including students from several area high schools and the Boys and Girls Clubs. ADL’s Women’s Initiative Summit on International Women’s Day, March 8, featured six powerful female panelists, a skilled moderator, and an attentive audience

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2020 Houston in Concert Against Hate: The Magic of ADL

Help ADL make hate disappear by joining us at Houston in Concert Against Hate: The Magic of ADL, featuring NBC’s America’s Got Talent-Winning Magician Mat Franco.  The doors  of Revention Music Center open to the general public at 7:30 p.m. April 30. For more information, e-mail Bailey Player.

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. We are excited to gather leaders from our diverse community to recognize women’s achievements, raise awareness against bias, and take action for equality. 3:30-4:00 p.m.: Registration and Networking 4:00-5:45 p.m.: International Women’s Day Summit Speakers: Laurel D’Antoni, Amber