The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is proud to announce the 2011 recipients of its annual awards. The individuals highlighted below will be honored throughout the weekend of June 10-12, 2011 at the ADC National Convention in Washington, DC.
of the Year:
Sahar F. Aziz, Esq.
Presented Saturday, June 10th at the ADC Civil Rights Luncheon "A Decade of Challenges"
The Pro-Bono Attorney of the Year award is given each year to an Attorney who exhibits dedication and commitment to the Arab American community, and strives to attain justice. Attorney Sahar Aziz has assisted the ADC Legal Department in several key civil rights cases and in addressing a number of policy concerns; and she has been an enormous help to ADC in providing program support, legal guidance and advice.
Alex Odeh Award:
Dr. Fahim &
Mrs. Nancy Qubain
Presented Saturday, June 11th at the ADC Gala Awards Dinner
The Alex Odeh Award is presented annually to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, public service, and commitment to ADC and the Arab American community.Dr. Fahim Qubain and his wife, Mrs. Nancy Qubain, founded The Hope Fund, a non-profit organization that provides scholarship