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American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

 اللجنة الأمريكية العربية لمكافحة التمييز 

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The Weeks Ahead 

ADC Events:

  • Fri. Dec. 5th at 8:00PM at the Lincoln Theatre in Washington, DC. ADC invites you to Turaath: Arab Music from Baghdad to Andalusia. This year’s event will celebrate the intersections of Arab and Spanish culture, featuring the legendary oud and violin composer Simon Shaheen. Click here for details and tickets.  


  • Call for Arab-American Art Proposals: The sixth biennial convening of DIWAN: A Forum for the Arts will be held at the Arab American National Museum on May 7-9, 2015, in Dearborn, Michigan. The deadline for proposal submissions is Dec. 15, 2014. Click here for details. 

  • The application for the 2015-2016 Class of White House Fellows is now available.The deadline to apply is Jan. 15, 2015Click here for details. 


  • Wed. Nov. 12 at 4:30PM-6:00PM in Chicago, IL. SJP Chicago will host an emergency protest in solidarity with Rasmea Odeh. Click here for details.

DC, Maryland, Virginia (DMV):

  • Fri. Nov. 14 at 8:00AM-5:00PM in Washington, DC. The 2014 Palestine Center Annual Conference: From Local to Global: The Persistence of the Palestinian StruggleClick here to register. 

  • Sat. Nov. 15 at 11:00AM-4:00PM in Vienna, VA. The American Palestinian Women’s Association invites you to the 2014 Annual Holiday Bazaar. Click here for details.

  • Thurs. Nov. 20 in Washington, DC. The Middle East Institute will host its 68th Annual Conference, including a Keynote Luncheon with Ambassador William J. Burns. Click here for details. 

  • Sat. Dec. 6 at 3:00PM-6:00PM in Washington, DC. United Palestinian Appeal will host an open house at the DC office. Click here for details. 


  • Sat. Nov. 15 from 8:00PM-10:00PM in Haverford, PA. Marcel Khalife & Al-Bustan Takht Ensemble: Chants of the East. Click here for tickets.

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Save the Date

Friday, December 5, 2014 in Washington, DC

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Debbie will replace her husband, Congressman John Dingell, who is receiving the nation’s highest civilian honor: the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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