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No Place for Hate®

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

Building Bridges, Becoming Allies Offers Meaningful Stories on What It Means to Be an Ally

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

We Hold These Truths to Be Self Evident: That All Men and Women Are Created Equal

That’s the title of the Zoom session ADL’s Southwest Region held to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment.  Our panelists discussed how women fought for the right to vote, the effects of women being allowed to vote, and the challenges that continue to face women voters today.   If you missed the Zoom event, you can

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.