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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

Honoring Marvin D. Nathan

When Chicago attorney Sigmund Livingston founded ADL in 1913, he envisioned an America where those who seemed different were not targets of discrimination and threats, but were equals, worthy of shared opportunity and a place in the American dream. This vision remains relevant today, its call to action as urgent.  While we have accomplished a great deal, much work is

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

Nominations Due Soon for 2017-2018 Glass Leadership Institute

ADL’s Glass Leadership Institute (GLI) is one of Houston’s and the nation’s most respected leadership programs for a select group of young leaders (mid 20s to early 40s). GLI allows leaders to learn more about ADL and important domestic and global issues and their implications for today’s Jewish and broader community. During monthly briefings with local and national ADL staff,