The ADL (Anti-Defamation League) calls on Cypress-Fairbanks School Board Trustee Scott Henry to issue an unequivocal apology for his outrageous and reprehensible remarks falsely linking higher dropout rates to a higher percentage of Black teachers in HISD. His remarks demonstrate contempt for the capacity of diversity to improve the lives of Cy-Fair students. “Mr. Henry chose to obfuscate the recommendations
The Southwest Region of ADL will present its 2021 Milton S. Popkin Award to Professor Peter Hotez, MD PhD during its January 19, 2022, virtual board meeting at 11 a.m. The Award was established by the family of the late Milton S. Popkin to honor his memory and his service to ADL. Popkin chaired ADL’s Southwest Regional Board from 1969-70
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP’s Shauna Johnson Clark to Receive ADL’s 2022 Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award
ADL’s (The Anti-Defamation League’s) Southwest Region will present its 2022 Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award to Shauna Johnson Clark of Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP. The Award is presented annually to an outstanding member of the legal community who exhibits AN exceptional commitment to equality, justice, fairness and community service. It will be presented to Ms. Clark at noon, May
This year’s Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Luncheon brought ADL supporters together in person for the first time in nearly two years, honored Alistair Dawson of Beck Redden LLP, paid tribute to the memory of Steve Susman, and inspired attendees to support ADL and fight bias and hatred. Over 600 people, mainly legal professionals, attended the event at the Hilton Americas
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.