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Cardinal DiNardo Meets with ADL Leaders

Leaders of the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL’s) Southwest Region met recently with His Eminence Daniel Cardinal DiNardo to talk about issues important to ADL and discuss how the agency can work with the Cardinal and the Archdiocese of Galveston Houston. Topics discussed at the hour-long meeting included Catholic-Jewish relations, immigration reform and refugee resettlement, opposing Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) and supporting

Students Learn to Respond to Bullying at ADL’s 2015 Beau and Abe Merfish No Place for Hate® Youth Summit

350 middle school students and 75 educators from No Place for Hate® campuses participated in the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL’s) Beau and Abe Merfish No Place for Hate® Youth Summit October 23 at the South Texas College of Law. The students, from numerous school districts in ADL’s Southwest Region spent all day learning how to recognize bullying, how to prevent it,

The Other Side of the Picket Line

Megan and Grace Phelps-Roper will talk about what it’s like on “The Other Side of the Picket Line” when they are in Houston March 24 and 25. The Phelps-Ropers are granddaughters of Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps, who created the church famous for their anti-gay, anti-government and anti-Semitic picketing outside LGBT-related events, military funerals, and Jewish institutions.   They grew

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: