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We Hold These Truths to Be Self Evident: That All Men and Women Are Created Equal

That’s the title of the Zoom session ADL’s Southwest Region held to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment.  Our panelists discussed how women fought for the right to vote, the effects of women being allowed to vote, and the challenges that continue to face women voters today.   If you missed the Zoom event, you can

Packed House Joins ADL in Honoring Bill Kroger with the Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award

More than 700 people gathered at the Hilton Americas Houston hotel to honor 2020 Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award recipient Bill Kroger of Baker Botts LLP, for his dedication to the legal profession, to his firm’s history and the history of Houston and to the Houston community. As former Secretary of State, the Honorable James A. Baker, III said in

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

Women’s Initiative Breakfast on Gender Equality Promotes Self-Analysis, Parity

Nearly 200 people participated in the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL’s) Women’s Initiative Breakfast on Gender Equality in the Workplace September 7.  The breakfast featured movers and shakers in Houston’s business and legal community,  shed new light on the pay gaps and disparities between men and women at the top levels of businesses, and looked at how those gaps and disparities could