Announcing Advocacy Communications Training Partnership with ReThink Media

Washington, D.C. | September 14, 2023 – The American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is proud to announce its collaboration with ReThink Media for this year’s Alex Odeh Conference. Aimed at bolstering media engagement capabilities for our chapters and partners, the conference will spotlight interactive advocacy communications training spearheaded by the ReThink team.

The 2023 Alex Odeh Memorial Conference will be held from October 6th – 7th in Anaheim, CA at the Delta Hotels Anaheim Garden Grove. The training will be taking place on the morning of Saturday October 7th, 2023. Click here register for the upcoming Conference and Banquet.

Participants can anticipate an immersive experience that promises both technical proficiency and an enriched understanding of strategic media storytelling. This specialized training will empower attendees to:

Craft compelling news pitches, ensuring that journalists spotlight the pivotal issues.
Confidently and effectively respond during times of crisis.
Create a clear and strategic communication plan, showcasing the unique significance of their organization.

ReThink Media, a non-profit organization, is committed to improving the communications capacity of organizations that champion human and civil rights. They primarily serve the Black, Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim, Sikh, and South Asian communities in the U.S. Their impressive track record encompasses training numerous spokespeople of color across more than 15 cities nationwide. A video detailing their contributions is available for viewing here.

Feedback from past ReThink trainees underscores the impact of these sessions:

“It was a very positive and informative in addition to a very intensive learning experience. I realized many skills that I had and skills I lacked where I need to focus in on.”

“Amazing! Eye-opening, educational and informative. I love opportunities where I can not only network with like-minded people, but also connect through our differences and find ways to communicate more effectively.”

Registration is open for the 2023 Alex Odeh Conference in Anaheim, CA.

If you are interested in sponsoring the conference, please send an email to for additional information.

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