Coalition for Mutual Respect Statement Regarding Firebombing of Huyen Trang Buddhist Meditation Centre in New Caney, Texas
The Coalition for Mutual Respect (CMR) was established by the ADL nearly 30 years ago with founding members the Reverend William A. Lawson, the late Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza and Rabbi Samuel E. Karff, of blessed memory, along with community leaders, including the late Jack Blanton and Richard Johnson. The CMR has grown and currently consists of 38 spiritual and
Statement of the Coalition for Mutual Respect of the ADL Southwest Region We Stand with the Jewish People and Israel
The Coalition for Mutual Respect (CMR) was formed in 1995 by a diverse group of community leaders, including leadership of the ADL, prominent members of the greater Houston-Galveston-Beaumont community, and area clergy. The CMR’s leaders have succeeded in promoting reverence, inclusion, respect and love; speaking out with one voice against prejudice, bias and hate; and standing united and ready to
2023 Beau and Abe Merfish No Place for Hate® Youth Summit Brings Students Together to Learn About and Celebrate Neurodiversity
On November 2, more than 260 students from 11 Houston-area No Place for Hate® schools met at the flagship location of the Houston Public Library in downtown Houston to celebrate neurodiversity at ADL’s (Anti-Defamation League’s) 2023 Beau and Abe Merfish No Place for Hate® Youth Summit. This year’s Summit, entitled “Welcoming Differences,” focused on middle school students and educators, and was
Talk about What’s Happening· We Stand with Israel· Hamas Attack Draws Cheers from Extremists, Spurs Antisemitism and Conspiracies Online· Questions, Complexities and Context: Insights into Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict General Resources for Talking with Young People about Injustice· Empowering Young People in the Aftermath of Hate(English and Spanish)· Helping Students Make Sense of News Stories about Bias and Injustice· Tips for Engaging and Disengaging on
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.