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No Place for Hate®

No Place for Hate® is a self-directed program for K-12 schools helping students, educators and families lead on improving and maintaining an inclusive school climate so all students can thrive. To be designated No Place for Hate, a school must form a No Place for Hate Coalition, sign the Resolution of Respect and complete at least three school-wide anti-bias or

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

Lowenstein Foundation Catholic-Jewish Youth Summit Inspires Community Commitment

Approximately 40 students from St. Agnes Academy, Strake Jesuit College Preparatory School, and the Emery/Weiner School spent two days learning about Catholicism, Judaism, and how to put their religious values into action together at the Lowenstein Foundation Catholic-Jewish Youth Summit February 20 and 21. The Youth Summit, created by ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) during the 2017-2018 school year, is in

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

Walter Kase Educator Excellence Award Recipients Celebrated At No Place for Hate® Luncheon

Three Houston-area educators received accolades and the Walter Kase Teacher Excellence Award at ADL’s No Place for Hate® luncheon.   The Award, named after revered Holocaust survivor Walter Kase, is presented annually to three educators for their outstanding efforts to create a school atmosphere that promotes respect for and understanding of diversity. Recipients of the Award included English Teacher Mary Catherine