Texas Court Denies State’s Attempt to Stop Harris County From Sending Mail Ballot Applications to All Voters
Ruling is a victory for voters September 11, 2020- In denying a temporary injunction in State of Texas v. Chris Hollins, a district judge has ruled that the State of Texas may not prevent the Harris County Clerk from sending election materials and resources, including ballot-by-mail applications, to the county’s registered voters. The court specifically rejected Texas’s arguments that the planned mailing
The Texas attorney general filed suit to stop Harris County from mailing ballot applications to all of its eligible voters. Groups join in defense of voters against this voter suppression. The Texas State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (the NAACP) and the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL’s) Southwest Region filed a petition in intervention in State of Texas v. Chris
No Place for Hate® is a self-directed program for K-12 schools helping students, educators and families lead on improving and maintaining an inclusive school climate so all students can thrive. To be designated No Place for Hate, a school must form a No Place for Hate Coalition, sign the Resolution of Respect and complete at least three school-wide anti-bias or
ADL Southwest’s Zoom presentation, Building Bridges, Becoming Allies, featured a diverse panel of four Houston-area residents who told stories of when they or their communities were targeted by hate, and how allies helped them cope. Attendees heard from Dr. Mark Goldberg, Director of Jewish Studies and Associate Professor of History at the University of Houston, Sarah Haider, Assistant Director Chapter
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.
Join ADL’s Southwest Region August 26th at 1:00 p.m. Central/Noon Mountain as we commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Sponsored by ADL Southwest Women’s Initiative.
On August 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment was formally adopted, eight days after the State of Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the constitutional right for women to vote in the United States. Commemorate Women’s Equality Day with a panel of committed experts who will share the history and importance of the women’s suffrage movement and discuss the challenges and voter suppression so many still face today.