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American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

 اللجنة الأمريكية العربية لمكافحة التمييز 

Monday April 21, 2014


The Weeks Ahead


  • Tuesday, Apr 22 at 6:00pm-7:30pm in Washington, DC at the George Washington University Elliot School of International Affairs. A Conversation with the Ambassador of Jordan to the United States H.E. Alia Hatoug Bouran.  Click here for details.

  • Thursday, April 24 at 7:00pm in Washington, DC at American University.  Students for Justice in Palestine Present, “One Struggle: Connecting Culture and Social Justice.”  Click here for details. 

  • Saturday, April 26 at 3:00pm-6:00pm in Gaithersburg, MD.  A Community Festival to Celebrate Arab American Heritage Month.  Click here for details. 

  • Tuesday, Apr 29, at 6:00pm-8:00pm in Washington, DC at the Woman’s National Democratic Club.  Panel- “Is the Tunisian Revolution Over?: The Past, Present, and Future of Tunisian Democracy.” Click here for details. 

  • Wednesday, April 30th at 5:30pm at Byblos Banquet Hall in Dearborn, Michigan. ADC’s 15th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Dinner with Professor Adrien Wing as the Keynote Speaker. RSVP by emailing Click here for details. 

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Person of the Week

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Dr. Hala Salaam Maksoud

 One of the most influential and important leaders in ADC’s history, Dr. Maksoud helped Sen. James Abourezk start ADC in 1980, and served as ADC’s president from 1996 to 2001.

“Hala was a visionary leader who charted a path to empowerment we will be following for many years to come,” said former ADC President Ziad Asali.

This week marks the twelfth anniversary of Dr. Maksoud’s passing on April 26, 2002.  

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By Barbara Abdeni Massaad

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