Arabesque Lecture Series

 The Arabesque Lecture Series offers a lecture or panel discussion each month featuring a rich and diverse selection of topics ranging from current politics to culture of the Arab American community and the Arab World.

2015 Arabesque Lectures:

Behind Closed Doors: Domestic Violence in Arab and Immigrant Communities

Held on March 20, 2015 in co-sponsorship with the Tahirih Justice Center, this Arabesque program addressed domestic violence in immigrant communities. Panelists discussed key trends and issues, services, best practices for working with law enforcement, and best practices for persons in the social work and/or family health field.

Panelists included:

Lena Alhusseini
Executive Director, Arab American Family Support Center

Aisha Rahman, Esq.
Executive Director, KARAMAH

Salma Elkadi Abudgideiri
Founding Board Member, Peaceful Families Project

Lee Hopkins
Social Services Program Manager, Tahirih Justice Center

Click here to view the Arabesque program video.


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