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American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

 اللجنة الأمريكية العربية لمكافحة التمييز 

Tuesday, September 2, 2014


The Weeks Ahead


  • Thursday, Sept. 4 at 8:00PM in Washington, D.C. American University Students for Justice in Palestine Host Vigil for Gaza. Click here for details. 

  • Friday, Sept. 5 at 12PM-1:30PM in Washington, D.C. The Foundation for Middle East Peace and the Middle East Institute Present, “After Gaza: Finding a Way Forward”.  Click here for details.

  • Friday, Sept. 5 at 6:00PM-8:00PM in Washington, D.C. The Palestine Center presents, a Gallery Opening: “Fractured Spring” by Helen Zughaib. Click here for details.  

  • Friday, Sept. 5 – Sunday, Sept. 7 in Warren, MI.  St. Sharbel Maronite Catholic Church Presents “Taste of Lebanon Festival 2014”. Click here for details. 

  • Friday, Sept. 5 – Sunday, Sept. 7 in Washington, DC. 42nd Annual St. George Mediterranean Festival and Health Fair. Click here for details. 

  • Monday, Sept. 8 at 5:30PM – 7:00PM in Washington, DC.  The New America Foundation Presents, “Not Who We Are”: A Film about Syrian Refugee Women in Lebanon. Click here for details.

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Last Week’s Wrap-Up

Articles of Interest

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Advocacy Campaigns

Take Action to Protect Voting Rights: Tell Congress to Restore the VRA Today

Help Palestinian medical student fulfill her dream of service to her people as a pediatrician.

Stop the blank check to Israel! Sign a check calling on Congresss to end aid to Israel

Meet with your Senators and Representatives During August Recess

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

#MyIdentity Campaign:

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

Follow ADC @adctweets

Like ADC on Facebook

Persons of the Week

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ADC Summer Interns

The ADC interns gained a wide range of new experiences this summer at ADC.  You can read about their stories in this year’s issue of our Intern Perspectives brochure.

Civil Rights ‏@civilrightsorg  

No, racial discrimination in voting isn’t over. Tell Congress it’s time for a #VRA4Today: http://bit.ly/VRpetition 

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By Michael Jacobs

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