ADC Convention: A Great Success
The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee's (ADC) 21st National Convention drew participants from around the world. Approximately 2,000 persons took part in the four-day Convention held June10-13. The theme, "Your Right, Your Vote, Our Future: Decision 2004" was reflected in the workshops, panel discussions, banquets, and conversations during the Convention. Just under 30 exhibitors set up display tables at the Convention site and there was a two-day film festival.
THURSDAY, JUNE 10
As with previous years, the first day of the Convention was dedicated to making Arab-American voices heard on Capitol Hill. In keeping with tradition, ADC's Day on Capitol Hill began with a preparatory meeting in the morning before the pre scheduled meetings with Members of Congress in their offices.
ADC continuously stresses the importance of these meetings. It is imperative for our community to show strength in numbers by holding meetings with your Members of Congress in their Washington, DC offices. Nonetheless, you can and should still take the initiative