ADL Saddened By Mosque Fire

  Houston, TX, December 26, 2015….-The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is saddened by and concerned about a fire at the Savoy Mosque that arson investigators are calling “suspicious.” ADL is monitoring the investigation and is confident law enforcement officers will treat it appropriately and bring the perpetrator or perpetrators to justice. “This fire is disturbing,” said…
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ADL Disappointed at Rejection of Houston Equal Rights Ordinance

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is disappointed Houston voters rejected the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO). ADL worked tirelessly to make this ordinance a reality, convening religious and civil rights organizations and individuals committed to justice and fair treatment for all to support the ordinance.   ADL also testified numerous times before Houston’s City Council in favor…
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Letter to A&M President in Response to Bias Incident on Campus

February 11, 2016   The Honorable Mike Young Office of the President Texas A&M University 1246 TAMU Texas A&M University College Station, TX 77843-1246 Dear President Young: On behalf of the Southwest Region of the Anti-Defamation League, we write to thank you for your prompt response to reports that some Texas A&M students allegedly made…
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Lowenstein Lectures Underway

Congregation Emanu El hosted hosted Rev. Msgr. Frank H. Rossi, Pastor of St. Michael Catholic Church, February 5, and St. Michael Catholic Church hosted Rabbi Oren Hayon, February 7, as part of the Anti-Defamation League’s Lowenstein Lectures, which promote friendship between Houston’s Catholic and Jewish communities. As part of another exchange, Temple Beth Torah hosted…
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Women’s Initiative Luncheon: A Conversation with Lisa Falkenberg

The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Houston Chronicle will speak on a variety of issues of importance to the ADL community, including the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, Syrian refugees, Texasw’ grand jury system and education equity. ADL National Civil Rights Director Deborah Lauter will moderate….
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2016 Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award Luncheon

The Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award is presented annually to an outstanding member of the legal community who exhibits an exceptional commitment to equality, justice, fairness and community service. Honoree: Harry M. Reasoner, Vinson & Elkins LLP HONORARY CO-CHAIRS: Licia Green & Rodney Ellis Martha & Gibson Gayle Jr. Lela & Robin Gibbs Joseph D….
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