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ADL Sends Letter to Republican Party Chair Denouncing Pastor’s Anti-Muslim Remarks

After reports surfaced that a pastor for the Harris County Republican Party tried to convince party members not to vote to put a Muslim party member on a committee because he was Muslim, ADL sent a letter to Harris County Republican Chair Paul Simpson denouncing Pastor Trebor Gordon’s remarks and actions. Here is a copy of the letter sent to

No Place for Hate® Luncheon Celebrates 15 Years of Initiative, Work of Three Educators

2016 is a special year for the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL’s) No Place for Hate® Initiative. This year marks the 15th year of the No Place for Hate® Initiative, the region’s signature education initiative, which empowers schools to promote respect for individual and group differences while challenging prejudice and bigotry. The Luncheon will celebrate the anniversary with cake and compliments for

No Place for Hate® Registration Underway

Registration has begun for participation in the Southwest Region’s No Place for Hate® Initiative for the 2015-2016 school year.   This marks the 15th year of the Initiative in the region, which provides educators and students with the resources to ensure that anti-bias and diversity education are an integral part of the school curriculum. No Place for Hate® also helps to create

Susan Shaw Receives Milton A. Senn Award for Professional Excellence

ADL Associate Director and Director of Education Susan Shaw received the ADL’s highest award for employees, the Milton A. Senn Award, at Southwest Region’s November board meeting. The Milton A. Senn Award is given to two ADL employees, one at ADL’s National Headquarters and one regional employee,  for professional excellence.   Criteria include the creativity, conscientiousness and dedication, effectiveness in carrying