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Amy Iandiorio Bio 3-30-21

Amy Iandiorio joined ADL as an Investigative Researcher in November 2019. In her role at the Center on Extremism her areas of focus include white supremacist groups, Incels, and the Black Hebrew Israelite Movement. She is based in the Southeast Regional Office in Atlanta and serves as a resource for the Southern Division.    

Southwest Region Takes Backspace Hate™ Initiative to Texas Legislature

Now that the Texas Legislature’s session is in full swing, so are ADL’s Texas offices, working to fight online hate through the agency’s Backspace Hate™ initiative. The initiative supports victims and targets of online hate and harassment by raising awareness and working to pass legislation to better hold perpetrators accountable for their actions. In particular, ADL is working with legislators

Southwest Region Voting Rights Webinar Features Election Analysis

The Southwest Region partnered with the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC) February 1 to present “Voting Rights in Texas: Part II,” the second part of a series featuring Dr. Bob Stein, Lena Gohlman Fox Professor of Political Science at Rice University, Faculty Director of the Center for Civic Engagement, Fellow in Urban Politics at the Baker Institute for

Mark Trachtenberg Becomes Southwest Regional Chair

Mark R. Trachtenberg became chair of ADL’s Southwest Regional Board January 1. A partner at Haynes and Boone, LLP, Mark has been a longtime, outstanding member of ADL’s board serving as chair of its Civil Rights Committee, Vice Chair of its board, and author of several amicus briefs filed by ADL on issues important to the agency. Mark told ADL’s