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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

From Hate to Hope Features Holocaust Survivor and Grandmother of Dancing Star

The first lecture in ADL’s From Hate to Hope series featured Vera Levitskaya, the grandmother of Dancing with the Stars’ Dmitry Chaplin, who told her story of surviving a mass execution in Ukraine during the Holocaust. Vera was only 11 years old when she was marched by Nazis to a massive pit outside her shtetl of Hashevatoe.  The Nazis had

Houstonians to Be Recognized at National Leadership Summit

Several Houstonians and one former Houstonian will be honored at this year’s National Leadership Summit (NLS), June 2-4 in Washington, D.C.   NLS will host committee meetings of ADL’s National Commission, and it also is the culmination of the year’s Glass Leadership Institute, during which ADL teaches and trains young leaders in programs related to ADL’s mission. Southwest Region Associate Board

ADL Commemorates King Anniversary by Encouraging Others to Keep His Dream Alive at Houston in Concert Against Hate

As the nation remembered the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination, the Anti-Defamation League’s Southwest Region worked to keep his dream alive with Houston in Concert Against Hate. The Concert, a compendium of soulful music by the Houston Symphony, the moving stories of four local civil rights leaders, the Julie and Ben

Nominations Due Soon for 2017-2018 Glass Leadership Institute

ADL’s Glass Leadership Institute (GLI) is one of Houston’s and the nation’s most respected leadership programs for a select group of young leaders (mid 20s to early 40s). GLI allows leaders to learn more about ADL and important domestic and global issues and their implications for today’s Jewish and broader community. During monthly briefings with local and national ADL staff,