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Winners of No Place for Hate® Express Yourself Challenge Announced

As an extension of the No Place for Hate® program, the Houston Rockets and ADL teamed-up to develop the “No Place for Hate® – Express Yourself Challenge”, a competition for NPFH participating schools. The Challenge encouraged students to either create a 2-3-minute video, poetry, or submit a photo of their still art such as paintings, drawings, collages, or photography depicting the No Place for Hate®

Southwest Region Presents Three Educators With the Walter Kase Educator Excellence Award

ADL’s Southwest Region honored three Houston-area counselors with the Walter Kase Educator Excellence Award at its board meeting May 10.  The recipients were selected for the award based on their years of service as a No Place for Hate® Coordinator and the leadership they exemplify on their campuses. Two of the counselors receiving the award were from elementary schools: Callyncia

Bracewell LLP’s Warren W. Harris Receives the 2023 Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award

Nearly 700 people joined ADL’s Southwest Region to celebrate Bracewell LLP’s Warren W. Harris, 2023 recipient of ADL’s Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award. Named in memory of former ADL Board Chair Karen H. Susman, the award recognizes an outstanding member of the legal community who exhibits an exceptional commitment to equality, justice, fairness, and community service. The crowd of attendees

Antisemitic Incidents Surge in 2022

Antisemitic incidents in the U.S. reached an all-time high last year with a total of 3,697 incidents of assault, harassment and vandalism tracked by ADL’s Audit of Antisemitic Incidents. This represents the largest number of incidents against Jews in the U.S., recorded by ADL since 1979.

ADL Southwest Commemorates International Women’s Day with the Houston Rockets

Over 100 people attended Power Forward: Women Changing the Game, a partnership of ADL Southwest’s Women’s Initiative and the Houston Rockets to commemorate International Women’s Day. The informative, inspirational event on March 7 at the Rockets/Nets game included a lively panel discussion before the game and the opportunity to enjoy the game from the Sire Spirits Social Club at the