ADC Announces Inaugural Arab-American Turaath Festival + more

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

 اللجنة الأمريكية العربية لمكافحة التمييز 

Monday, December 8, 2014

The Weeks Ahead 

ADC Events: 

The National Arab-American Turaath Festival

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015
Location:  Washington, D.C. (Freedom Plaza)
More details to come!

D.C., Maryland, Virginia (DMV):

  • Tues. Dec. 9 at 2:30PM in Washington, D.C. The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee will hold a hearing on The State of Civil and Human Rights in the United States. Click here for details.  

  • Tues. Dec. 9 at 7:30PM in Washington, D.C. CODEPINK is hosting an event entitled Voices of Grief and Struggle: Public Forum for Mothers Coming to DC to Demand Police Accountability. Click here for more details.

  • Tues. Dec. 9 at 7:30PM in Washington, D.C. Noor theatre presents a performance of Behfarmaheen by Barzin Akhavan. Click here for details. 

  • Fri. Dec. 12 at 9:00AM-7:00PM in Washington, D.C. The 2014 Cato Institute Surveillance Conference. Click here for more details.

New York/New Jersey:

  • Mon. Dec. 8 at 6:30-8:30PM in New York, NY. City University of NY hosts Towards an Arab American Theater: Readings, Panels, and Book Celebration. Click here for details. 

  • Fri. Dec. 12 at 7:00PM-10:00PM in Montclair, NJ. The Palestinian American Community Center will host the Wishah Popular Dance Troup at The Wellmount Theater. Click here for details. 

  • Sat. Dec 13 at 2:00PM in New York, NY.  Millions March for justice in NYC. March starts at Washington Square Park. Click here for details. 

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David Lopez

Last week, David Lopez was confirmed to serve a second term as the General Counsel of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Lopez has devoted his entire career to enforcing civil rights law, and his record as General Counsel is one of which our community can be proud. @EEOCNews 

In FY 13, 33,068 race discrimination charges were filed, making up 35.3% of the total charges we received. #EEOC #discrimination

Race, Sex, and the Freedom to Marry: Loving v. Virginina

By Peter Wallenstein 

Read this new book detailing the Supreme Court case that ultimately legalized interracial marriage, and the couple behind it all.

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