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

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

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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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ADL Helps Train HPD Cadets

Senior Associate Director Dena Marks presented a session to Houston Police Department Academy cadets January 21.  The session was to help cadets understand the Jewish community, and prepare the officers-to-be for working cases in the Jewish community. The session included information on some Jewish holidays and traditions, a definition of anti-Semitism, statistics and stories showing how violent anti-Semitism is on

Texas Refugee Ban

On January 10, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced Texas would be the first state in the country to officially refuse entry to refugees.  ADL Civil Rights Committee Vice Chair Martin Siegel and Jean and Jerry Moore Southwest Civil Rights Counsel Rachel Bresner immediately got to work writing an excellent Op-Ed for the Houston Chronicle, asking the Governor to reconsider his

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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