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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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist to be Featured with ADL National Civil Rights Director at Women’s Initiative Luncheon

Houston Chronicle columnist Lisa Falkenberg and ADL National Civil Rights Director Deborah Lauter have a lot in common.  Both of them have dedicated their lives and livelihood to righting wrongs, particularly where equality and fairness are concerned.   Both are brilliant, strong, persuasive, and knowledgeable. Both are excellent writers and conveyers of ideas.  And both will…
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First Board Meeting of 2016 Introduces New Board Members, Board Chair George Gibson’s plan, and Houston’s Latest Demographic Information

The Southwest Region’s first board meeting of 2016 kicked off the year with plans, reports, and introductions.   Board Chair George Gibson, who heads the litigation section of law firm Nathan Sommers Jacobs,  laid out his vision for the year, introduced and officially inducted new board members, and welcomed Dr. Stephen Klineberg, who reinforced the need…
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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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