Audit 2019

Wrabel Wows ADL Audience on Webinar

Singer, Songwriter Wrabel entertained and informed participants in an ADL Southwest Region webinar where he discussed growing up in Houston and going to Kinkaid, becoming a songwriter, coming out as gay, and how he feels about the state of the world today.  In an hour-long session that also included performances of his songs “11 Blocks,” “The Village,” and “Ten Feet

Audit of Antisemitic Incidents: Year in Review 2019

In 2019, ADL recorded 2,107 antisemitic incidents in the United States, the largest number since tracking began in 1979. Read the report to get the full story.

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

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

NEWS

ADL Thanks Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Houston City Council for Letter Condemning Coronavirus Hate

The ADL thanks Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Houston City Council Member Abbie Kamin, and the rest of Houston’s City Council for signing a letter denouncing hate and the disproportionate impact of Coronavirus, and calling on all residents to treat each other with respect. The letter, which in no way limits freedom of speech, was introduced by Council Member Kamin and

ADL Reacts to Defacement of Buffalo Soldiers Museum

ADL is concerned about the defacement of the Buffalo Soldiers Museum and the discovery of the vandalism on Buffalo Soldiers Day.   We trust the incident will be investigated thoroughly and law enforcement officers will do everything they can to bring the perpetrators to justice. “The Buffalo Soldiers Museum honors the bravery and commitment to freedom of African American soldiers in

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Wrabel Wows ADL Audience on Webinar

Singer, Songwriter Wrabel entertained and informed participants in an ADL Southwest Region webinar where he discussed growing up in Houston and going to Kinkaid, becoming a songwriter, coming out as gay, and how he feels about the state of the world today.  In an hour-long session that also included performances of his songs “11 Blocks,” “The Village,” and “Ten Feet

An Open Letter from Mark Toubin

Dear ADL Southwest Community, A perhaps unfortunate habit I’ve developed in the technological age is checking the news on my phone as soon as I wake up. The morning after Memorial Day I viewed the video which literally set our nation on fire. Still in bed, I watched the first few horrifying minutes wondering if I was in fact, awake.

EVENTS

Hate Speech and Hate Crimes Targeting the LatinX Community

Join ADL’s Centra Division for our summer series webinar on how hate speech and hate crimes have impacted our LatinX community.   We’ll explore how the man who killed 23 people at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas became radicalized, and discuss how we can keep hate speech from becoming violent hate.   Participants include Al Madonado, a League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Director, and Oren Segal, ADL’s Vice President of our Center on Extremism. 

Supreme Court Review 2020

ADL partners with the National Constitution Center for the annual Supreme Court Review.  Distinguished legal scholars Erwin Chemerinsky, Dahlia Lithwick, Paul Clement and Frederick Lawrence will break down the most important legal questions and decisions of the term, on topics such as separation of church and state, immigration, and Title VII employment discrimination.  They also will talk about expectations for next year’s Supreme Court term.   Register for the Supreme Court Review here.

Register for CLE credit through this link.