ADC Women’s Empowerment Forum Presents, “Behind Closed Doors: Domestic Violence in Arab and Immigrant Communities”
Washington, DC | www.adc.org | March 11, 2015 - The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee Women’s Empowerment Forum (ADC-WEF) presents, “Behind Closed Doors: Domestic Violence in Arab and Immigrant Communities.” This event is presented in co-sponsorship with the Tahir Justice Center.
Domestic violence is a major problem that plagues all communities, including immigrant communities. Domestic violence cannot be overlooked or ignored. The Arab-American community must take active steps to open the “closed door” and address domestic violence.
This program will discuss key issues and trends in domestic violence, and educate attendees on important services for addressing domestic violence. It will inform attendees on best practices for working with law enforcement to combat domestic violence, as well as best practices for persons in the social work and family health fields.
The event will be held live on Friday, March 20, 2015 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at:
Impact Hub DC
419 7th Street NW
2nd Floor (Main Floor)
Washington, D.C. 20004
To register, please email ADC Legal at firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate if you will be attending in person or viewing the webcast, even if you have already registered through Ustream. ADC encourages people to attend in person, however this event will also be available via live webcast. The live webcast may be viewed by clicking this link and clicking the “Remind me” tab.
Salma Elkadi Abudgideiri
Founding Board Member, Peaceful Families Project
Executive Director, Arab American Family Support Center
Social Services Program Manager, Tahirih Justice Center
Aisha Rahman, Esq.
Executive Director, KARAMAH
Program Manager, Washington Peace Center
Advisor, Project Hajra
This program is presented as part of the ADC Arabesque Lecture Series. ADC uses the Arabesque Lecture Series programs and events to educate both Arab-American and non-Arab American communities on important issues we face in society.
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