ADC Demands Disciplinary Action Against Joan Rivers, Statement on Shooting of Michael Brown + more

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

 اللجنة الأمريكية العربية لمكافحة التمييز 

Monday, August 18, 2014


The Weeks Ahead


  • Wednesday, August 20 at 7:00PM-9:00PM in Washington, DC.  KARAMAH presents “Strong Voices, Strong Communities: Celebrating International Women’s Leadership” at Busboys & Poets on 14th St NW. Click here for details. 

  • Wednesday, August 27 at 10:00AM-11:30AM in Washington, DC. Women in International Security host a panel to discuss practical guidance on using law to empower women in post-conflict systems. Click here for details. 

  • Thursday, August 28 at 7:00PM in Washington, DC. ”The Battle for Justice in Palestine” book discussion with Ali Abunimah at the DC Public Library in Petworth. Click here for details. 

  • Friday, August 29 at 6:30-7:30PM in Washington, DC. The Palestine Center will host a film screening entitled “Naji Al Ali: An Artist with Vision.”  Click here for details. 

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Advocacy Campaigns

Meet with your Senators and Representatives During August Recess

Tell Congress and the White House to Demand an end to Israel’s attack on Gaza

Join the Campaign to Tell Israel to #LetChildrenLive


Join the campaign: Take a picture of yourself holding a sign with a fact about the oppression of Palestinian children and the hashtag #BringBackOurBoys

 #MyIdentity Campaign: Click here to fill out ADC’s Identity Questionaire

Watch ADC Interns talk about their identies 

Take Action: Urge your Congressional Representatives to support BDS


Take Action: Urge Congress to seek Justice for Alex Odeh!

Help us petition the CSAC for a Kahlil Gibran Stamp

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ADC continues to demand that NBC/E!, AMC, and QVC take disciplinary action against Ms. Rivers for her racist diatribe against Palestinians.

 Take Action: Call QVC directly at 1-800-345-1515 and tweet @NBC, @AMC_TV, and @QVC with the hashtag #DropJoan.

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