NEWS

ADL Recognizes Austin Community Leader Who Has Demonstrated Commitment to Civil Rights

ADL RECOGNIZES AUSTIN AND CHICAGO COMMUNITY LEADERS WHO HAVE DEMONSTRATED COMMITMENT TO CIVIL RIGHTS New York, NY, May 27, 2016 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has announced the recipients of its 2016 Daniel R. Ginsberg Leadership Award, recognizing outstanding young professionals for their leadership in the fight against anti-Semitism, racism and all forms of prejudice.
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Anti-Defamation League Condemns Apparent Threats Against Refugees

Austin, Texas, November 19, 2015—The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today condemned apparent threats against refugees taking English classes at a church with the Interfaith Action of Central Texas (iACT), an interfaith organization that among other things provides services for refugees. Three men and a woman with semi-concealed knives apparently approached the gated entrance of a church
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BLOG POSTS

ADL Austin Celebrates Young Leaders

On August 25, ADL Austin welcomed more than 500 engaged Austinites to downtown Austin for the 5th Annual True Colors! The event, which took place at the new venue, 800 Congress, was an incredibly exciting evening full of live music, food and drinks from some of Austin’s most popular brands, and most importantly, a moment
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Educators Gain New No Place for Hate® Activity Ideas & Professional Development in Anti-Bias Education

ADL Austin hosted the Anti-Bias Building Blocks/No Place for Hate® Educators Workshops in May & June. Over 60 educators attended these workshops and the feedback was overwhelmingly positive. Educators valued leaving with activity ideas and resources they could use to enhance and refresh their No Place for Hate® programming. These one-day professional development workshops gave
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EVENTS

2016 ADL True Colors

We invite you to join us Thursday, August 25, 2016 for True Colors This annual event celebrates Austin diversity and the leadership of young adults in Austin, Texas. This year, we honor three extraordinary community leaders:   Virginia Cumberbatch – ADL Austin Social Justice Award  This award is presented to an individual (age 40 and
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2016 Torch of Liberty Award Dinner

Join more than 600 community leaders and members at the Four Seasons to honor Jeanne and Mickey Klein and Jo and Jon Ivester and to celebrate ADL Austin’s many successes in its fight to end discrimination and ensure fair treatment and equality for all. TORCH OF LIBERTY AWARD DINNER TORCH OF LIBERTY HONOREES Jeanne and
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