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ADL Trains Over 100 Law Enforcement Officers from Across the State

Nearly 130 law enforcement officers from all over the state of Texas gathered at Greene Family Camp in central Texas for ADL’s statewide Hate Crimes, Domestic Terrorism & Criminal Extremism training. Coordinated by ADL’s North Texas-Oklahoma Regional Office Director Roberta Clark, with the help of the Southwest Regional Office in Houston and the Austin Regional Office, the training provided law

ADL National Civil Rights Director Discusses “The Fierce Urgency of Now”

The title of Anti-Defamation League (ADL) National Civil Rights Director Deborah Lauter’s speeches to ADL’s Women’s Initiative and Board captures in five words what ADL is up against every single day: the fierce urgency of now. Hatred, bigotry and bias wax and wane, but almost every day, ADL works to proactively stop hate before it starts, or ADL has to

ADL National Civil Rights Director to Speak to Women’s Initiative

With terrorists targeting journalists and police, the traditional champions of our constitutional freedoms, and grand jury decisions on allegations of police brutality prompting protests, civil rights are on top of everyone’s mind these days. That’s why the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL’s) Women’s Initiative brings National Civil Rights Director Deborah Lauter to Houston February 18 to discuss:  “The Fierce Urgency of Now:

GIFT Teens Graduate

                 A special dinner was held May 5 for sixteen high school students who graduated from the Goldensohn Initiative for Teens (GIFT).  GIFT is an eight-month program that takes Jewish 10th and 11th grade teens through an exploration of the major issues facing the Jewish community and broader civil rights issues handled by ADL every day.                 The students, their