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Senior Research Fellow Marilyn Mayo Here to Discuss Global Spread of White Supremacy

ADL Center on Extremism Senior Research Fellow Marilyn Mayo spoke to European Union Consuls General, the FBI and other law enforcement officials, ADL’s board, Glass Leadership Institute, donors and Coalition for Mutual Respect clergy while in Houston to discuss her report Hate Beyond Borders: The Internationalization of White Supremacy. Mayo, who has been with ADL for almost 25 years, is

ADL Launches We Were Strangers Too in Houston

ADL is working with Houston-area groups to promote its We Were Strangers Too initiative. The initiative, in partnership with the Creative Action Network, encourages artists of all abilities and backgrounds to submit artwork depicting refugee experiences throughout time and geography. Artwork submitted by October 5 will be considered for display at Houston In Concert Against Hate.  See below for details.

Board Member Robert Carlton Travels to Germany with ADL

Southwest Regional Board Member Robert Carlton is on a trip with ADL’s Chicago Region to Germany. Called Germany Close Up – American Jews Meet Modern Germany, the trip  is an initiative created to enrich transatlantic dialogue and provide Jewish-North American students and young professionals in their twenties and thirties with an opportunity to experience modern Germany up close and personally. Robert will

Jeannie Opdyke Smith Tells Remarkable, Resonant Story of Her Mother’s Life

  Jeannie Opdyke Smith has her audiences in the palm of her hand within seconds of opening her mouth:  “If my mother were here, she would start her talk with, ‘I came here today because I love you,’” she says, mimicking her mother’s Polish accent, and from that moment until she finishes speaking, everyone is riveted. They’re riveted partly because