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Senior Research Fellow Marilyn Mayo Here to Discuss Global Spread of White Supremacy

ADL Center on Extremism Senior Research Fellow Marilyn Mayo spoke to European Union Consuls General, the FBI and other law enforcement officials, ADL’s board, Glass Leadership Institute, donors and Coalition for Mutual Respect clergy while in Houston to discuss her report Hate Beyond Borders: The Internationalization of White Supremacy. Mayo, who has been with ADL for almost 25 years, is

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

Packed House Joins ADL in Honoring Bill Kroger with the Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award

More than 700 people gathered at the Hilton Americas Houston hotel to honor 2020 Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award recipient Bill Kroger of Baker Botts LLP, for his dedication to the legal profession, to his firm’s history and the history of Houston and to the Houston community. As former Secretary of State, the Honorable James A. Baker, III said in

ADL Helps Train HPD Cadets

Senior Associate Director Dena Marks presented a session to Houston Police Department Academy cadets January 21.  The session was to help cadets understand the Jewish community, and prepare the officers-to-be for working cases in the Jewish community. The session included information on some Jewish holidays and traditions, a definition of anti-Semitism, statistics and stories showing how violent anti-Semitism is on

Texas Refugee Ban

On January 10, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced Texas would be the first state in the country to officially refuse entry to refugees.  ADL Civil Rights Committee Vice Chair Martin Siegel and Jean and Jerry Moore Southwest Civil Rights Counsel Rachel Bresner immediately got to work writing an excellent Op-Ed for the Houston Chronicle, asking the Governor to reconsider his