ADC files amicus brief in religious accommodation case, calls on Congress to pass civil rights reforms + more

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

 اللجنة الأمريكية العربية لمكافحة التمييز 

Monday, December 15, 2014

The Weeks Ahead 

ADC Events: 


  • Wed. Dec. 17 at 7:00PM-11:00PM in Pasadena, CA. Network of Arab American Professionals of Los Angeles (NAAP-LA) are hosting a Holiday Hafla. Click here for details.  

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

  • Sat. Dec. 27 at 6:00PM-10:00PM in Gaithersburg, MD. The Palestinian Community of Metropolitan D.C. presents Celebrating Palestinian Culture. Click here for details. 


  • Wed. Dec. 17 at 7:00PM in Lockport, IL. The Arab American Action Network (AAAN) and friends present the Wishah Popular Dance Troupe. Click here for tickets. 

New York/New Jersey:

  • Tues. Dec. 16 at 6:00PM in Brooklyn, NY. The Arab American Association of New York and Jews for Racial and Economic Justice are hosting an interfaith solidarity event at the Barclays Center.  Click here for details. 

  • Thurs. Dec. 18 at 6:00PM-8:00PM in Brooklyn, NY. Take on Hate presents a national conversation on solidarity entitled, Real Talk: Where is the SolidarityClick here for details. 

  • Wed. Dec. 31 is the deadline to submit short films and video art for the 2nd Annual Alwan 3rd i Awards Competition.  Click here for details. 

Past Week’s Wrap-Up

Articles of Interest

Persons of the Week

of the Week
of the Week

Synead Nichols and Umaara Iynaas Elliot

23-year-old Synead Nichols and 19-year-old Umaara Iynaas Elliott organized Saturday’s Millions March in NYC.

 The solidarity march drew over 50,000 participants in NYC and turned into an international day of action with protests in many cities


Ayesha Mattu ‏@Ayesha_Mattu 

Affirmative. “Does new ‘Exodus’ movie whitewash the Bible?”

#BoycottExodusMovie @CNN @HindMakki

 EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc.

ADC filed an amicus brief in support of the EEOC.

Read about the case on SCOTUSblog.

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