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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ADL Expresses Concern Over Lack of Civil Discourse on UT Austin Campus

Austin, TX, November 18, 2015 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) raised concerns with Administration at the University of Texas over the aggressive disruption of a guest lecture by Dr. Gil-Li Vardi and hosted by the Institute for Israel Studies, urging the University to speak out against the incident and make clear this “conduct is not
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True Colors Event 2016

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 under)
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ADL Austin Conducts Peer Training Program at Anderson High School

During the first week of January, thirty Anderson students gathered for a 3 day Anti-Defamation League Peer Training Program. Anderson High School, with the combined efforts of AISD, Anderson administrators, the Parent Teacher Association and ADL Austin, made this effort possible. This program trains students to lead their peers and is the most intensive 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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True Colors: Shake the Hate

We invite you to join us Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at Fair Market for True Colors: Shake the Hate. This annual event celebrates the leadership of young adults and their advancement of social justice and civil rights for all. This year, Anti-Defamation League Austin honors two extraordinary community leaders, Jason Berkowitz and Courtney Caplan. We
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