ADL Jean and Jerry Moore Southwest Civil Rights Counsel Cheryl Drazin, ADL Community Director Roberta Clark, ADL Southeastern and National Religious Freedom Counsel David Barkey, ADL Regional Board Members Jane Saginaw and Julie Feldman, and Akin Gump Managing Director Ken Menges.
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David Barkey, who holds a dual role with ADL as Southeastern Civil Rights Counsel and National Religious Freedom Counsel, was in Dallas, November 13 and 14 2013.

On Wednesday evening, November 13, Barkey presented ADL’s civil rights agenda to two dozen young leaders in an interactive session as part of the ADL Glass Leadership Institute.

The following morning, Barkey provided a hate crimes training to over two dozen attorneys and community leaders at Akin Gump. Attorneys in attendance received Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits as a result of their participation. ADL Regional Board Member Julie Feldman, an attorney at Akin Gump arranged the program through the firm’s diversity committee.

Finally, Barkey provided an update to ADL Regional Board Members on the status of religious freedom issues in Texas and around the country. In all, over 75 people participated in one or more of these informative programs.

Pictured from left to right: ADL Jean and Jerry Moore Southwest Civil Rights Counsel Cheryl Drazin, ADL North Texas/Oklahoma Community Director Roberta S. Clark, ADL Southeastern and National Religious Freedom Counsel David Barkey, ADL Regional Board Members Jane Saginaw and Julie Feldman, Akin Gump Managing Director Ken Menges.