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Southwest Region Busy in Aftermath of El Paso Shooting

As is the case with every hate crime, the ramifications of the crime don’t end with the criminal act, or even the conviction of the perpetrator.  Hate crimes have a ripple effect, touching much more than their individual victims, or the group targeted.  They affect entire communities, and the lives of the victims are forever changed. The August 3 shooting

ADL Testifies Against Controversial Textbook

The Anti-Defamation League submitted testimony to the Texas State Board of Education asking the board to “critically review” the proposed textbook: Mexican American Heritage.  The book has been said to contain numerous errors and promote stereotypes of Mexican Americans.   ADL’s testimony in full is below: September 13, 2016 Good morning, my name is Lisa Humphrey. I serve as the Assistant

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

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo Answers Questions Before a Packed House

  Nearly a thousand people attended “An Evening with Daniel Cardinal DiNardo” January 14 at Congregation Beth Yeshurun and listened as the Cardinal answered questions from Rabbi David Rosen and Father Brendan Cahill about the new Pope, immigration, abortion, and other topics. The Cardinal charmed the audience with his humorous and candid responses to the questions posed by Rosen, Cahill