ADL Coordinator of Latino Community Relations Visits Pacific Southwest Region
Date: August 9, 2013
Sonia Spar (right) with Regional Director Amanda Susskind, Consul General of Uruguay Enrique Loedel, and International Affairs Committee co-chair Mary Weissmann.
ADL's Coordinator of Latino Community Relations Sonia Spar visited the Pacific Southwest Region August 7 and 8. Her schedule included meetings with four Central and South American Consulates - - Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico and Uruguay - to discuss the work that ADL does nationally and internationally including the region’s long-standing Latino Jewish Roundtable.
Spar’s visit also included meetings with community leaders in the local Latino community including NALEO Executive Director Arturo Vargas; U.S. Mexico Foundation board member David Ayón; and 2009 ADL Deborah Award Honoree Dr. Aliza Lifshitz and her husband Carl Kravitz. Her trip ended with a presentation at a meeting of the ADL Latino Jewish Roundtable Planning Committee.