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Casa de Esperanza Foster Parents Receive Miller Early Childhood Initiative Training

ADL Assistant Project Director Pam Autio provided Miller Early Childhood Initiative Training to fifteen foster parents connected with the Casa de Esperanza social service agency. Casa de Esperanza is a non-profit organization that provides help for children and their families in the Greater Houston area and surrounding counties whose lives have been disrupted by abuse, neglect, homelessness, poverty, substance abuse, parental

Southwest Region Proposal Accepted by Harmony Schools

The Harmony Public Schools have accepted a proposal by ADL to provide anti-bullying and cyberbullying workshops at nearly 30 of their high schools across Texas.   The comprehensive trainings will be given to faculty, staff, students, parents and family members in the schools over the next four years. In addition to the workshops, many of the schools will also receive copies

Austin to Host Hate Crimes Conference for Texas

As part of ADL’s Centennial Commemoration, its Civil Rights Division is hosting conferences in various ADL Regions, and the Southwest Region will host a Hate Crimes Conference September 17 at the Texas State Capitol in Austin, featuring University of Minnesota Law School Professor Mark Kappelhoff as the keynote speaker.  Kappelhoff  joined the law school after 14 years as a federal

ADL Grooming Future Leaders

As the Fall approaches, the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL’s) Southwest Regional Office is looking for young leaders to participate in three exciting programs designed to acquaint them with what ADL does and provide them with opportunities to get involved with the agency. The first program, open to Jewish teenagers, is the Goldensohn Initiative for Teens (GIFT).  It’s an eight-month program designed

Southwest Region’s Young Leaders Hear Anthony Graves and Graduate from the Glass Leadership Institute

The week of June 3 was an action-packed week for young leaders connected with ADL, as many of them attended the Southwest Region’s Young Leaders and Professionals  (YLP) event June 4 featuring former death row inmate Anthony Graves, and participants in the Glass Leadership Institute attended their graduation from the program June 6.  Some attended both events. Graves spoke to