Weekly Newsletter: Candlelight Vigil for Gaza, ADC Takes a Stand for Voting Rights + more

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

 اللجنة الأمريكية العربية لمكافحة التمييز 

Wednesday, July 30, 2014


The Weeks Ahead


  • Today, July 30 at 7PM in Washington, DC. ADC calls on its members to partake in a silent candlelight vigil at the White House in honor of Palestinians who have lost their lives in Israel’s current massacre of Gaza. Click here for details.

  • Thursday, July 31 at 8:00PM-9:00PM.  PalestinesVoice Global Facebook Demonstration. Click here for details. 

  • Saturday, August 2 at 1:00PM at the White House. National March on the White House: End the Massacre. Sponsored by the ANSWER Coalition. Click here for details. 

  • Saturday, August 2 and Sunday, August 3 at Hart Plaza in Downtown Detroit. Come celebrate the 43rd Anniversary of the largest Arab and Chaldean Festival in North America. Click here for details. 

  • Thursday, August 7 at 8:00PM in New York, NY. The Comic Strip Comedy Club presents “The Big Brown Comedy Hour” featuring Dean Obeidallah. Proceeds from this show will be donated to the Palestinian Children’s Relief Fund. Click here for details.  

  • Saturday, August 9 from 6:30PM-10:00PM in Arlington, VA.  House of Morocco Presents Moroccan Nights Gala. Click here for details. 

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Last Week’s Wrap-Up

Articles of Interst

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Advocacy Campaigns

Tell Congress and the White House to Demand an end to Israel’s attack on Gaza

Join the Campaign to Tell Israel to #LetChildrenLive


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

Post it on all your social media accounts. Make your voice heard on behalf of the Palestinian children who can’t.

 #MyIdentity Campaign: Click here to fill out ADC’s Identity Questionaire

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 

Like ADC on Facebook 

In Memoriam

of the Week

of the Week

Gaza Emergency: Daily Situation Reports

At least 1,287 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza since Israel’s current attacks began on July 8.

Elizabeth Kucinich @EJKucinich  

Please donate to @UNRWA to help alleviate #Gaza humanitarian crisis https://www.unrwausa.org/gazaemergency 

Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions: The Global Struggle for Palestinian Rights

By Omar Barghouti

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