ADL’s Southwest Region welcomes the sentencing of former Atomwaffen leader John Cameron Denton to 41-years in federal prison for his role in a conspiracy to target a U.S. Cabinet member, and African American church, a journalist and more than 100 others with fake bomb threats and 9-1-1 calls. U.S. District Judge Liam O’Grady of Virginia imposed the sentence and ruled Denton’s
U.S. antisemitic incidents remained at a historic high. ADL’s Annual ADL Audit tracks 2,000+ incidents across the U.S. 2020 was the third-highest yearly total on record. Texas incidents were up 5 percent Texas, April 27, 2021 … Antisemitic incidents remained at a historically high level across the United States in 2020, with a total of 2,024 incidents of assault,
In 2020, antisemitic incidents remained at a historically high level across the U.S. with a total of 2,024 incidents of assault, harassment and vandalism reported to ADL. Last year saw the third-highest number of reported incidents against American Jews since ADL started tracking the data in 1979.
Joanna Mendelson, ADL Associate Director of our Center on Extremism spoke to board members at the March 24 board meeting about the landscape of extremism and hate, and she began with saying in her 20 years at ADL, it never has been so busy. She said we’re in a climate now where extremists have become emboldened. They openly display their
Join ADL Southwest’s Womens Initiative and the Houston Rockets for the 2021 ADL Women’s Summit celebrating International Women’s Day. The event takes place virtually at noon, March 8, and it focuses on the need to take immediate action to create a world where gender parity, inclusion and equality are norms, not exceptions. Panelists include President and CEO of the Houston
Join us for this Zoom session that will look at personal accounts of when hate hits home. When members of our community are targets of hate, vandalism, violence, xenophobia, discrimination and antisemitism, having allies not only helps those targeted, but helps promote a more just and inclusive community. Our panel will discuss recent incidents and how others became allies to offer support, build bridges, and help.
The session takes place from 12 noon to 1:15 p.m. Central Time, September 22, 2020. It will be moderated by ADL Southwest Regional Director Mark B. Toubin.