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ADL’s Coalition for Mutual Respect Funds Scholarships for Thirty-Five Area College Students

Houston, Texas, February 16, 2022 – The Coalition for Mutual Respect of ADL (Anti-Defamation League) is pleased to announce the establishment of its 25th Anniversary Scholarship Program. The Coalition has awarded $175,000 in scholarships to 35 deserving students at Texas Southern University, University of Houston, Prairie View A&M University, Rice University and the University of St. Thomas. Scholarship recipients have

ADL Southwest Responds to Outrageous Remarks by Cy-Fair School Trustee

The ADL (Anti-Defamation League) calls on Cypress-Fairbanks School Board Trustee Scott Henry to issue an unequivocal apology for his outrageous and reprehensible remarks falsely linking higher dropout rates to a higher percentage of Black teachers in HISD. His remarks demonstrate contempt for the capacity of diversity to improve the lives of Cy-Fair students. “Mr. Henry chose to obfuscate the recommendations

Southwest Regional Director Speaks to El Paso Media Outlet About Alleged Antisemitic Hate Crime

In this story in El Paso Matters, ADL Southwest Regional Director Mark B. Toubin speaks about the effects of hate crimes and incidents.   Alleged antisemitic hate crime creates “chilling effect” for El Paso Jewish community René Kladzyk September 24, 2021   Revelations of an alleged antisemitic motive to a gruesome crime in El Paso have carried painful impacts for El Paso’s Jewish community, local Jewish

ADL Applauds Arrest of Suspect in Murder of El Paso Attorney

Houston, TX, Sept. 13, 2021—ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) applauds the El Paso Police Department for the arrest of a suspect in the murder of El Paso attorney Georgette Kaufmann and the shooting of her husband, Daniel, and for taking the alleged bias motivation in the case seriously. “We are grateful to the El Paso Police Department for their dogged determination