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ADL National Civil Rights Director Discusses “The Fierce Urgency of Now”

The title of Anti-Defamation League (ADL) National Civil Rights Director Deborah Lauter’s speeches to ADL’s Women’s Initiative and Board captures in five words what ADL is up against every single day: the fierce urgency of now. Hatred, bigotry and bias wax and wane, but almost every day, ADL works to proactively stop hate before it starts, or ADL has to

ADL Sends Letter Thanking Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia for Anti-Discrimination Policy

The ADL’s Southwest Region sent a letter to Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia thanking him for his participation in Houston in Concert Against Hate, and for implementing a policy in the Sheriff’s Office prohibiting discrimination or harassment of any kind based on sexual orientation or gender identity in the inmate population and the office’s workplace.  The policy also outlines how