ADC Chicago: Annual Winter Dinner
Chicago, IL | www.adc.org | February 11, 2012 -- On February 11, the Chicago Chapter of ADC held its Annual Winter Dinner and Elections at the Hilton in Oak Lawn, Illinois. The dinner featured Thomas Dart, Sheriff of the Cook County Police Department, and Warren David, ADC National President. Sheriff Dart spoke on Arab-American issues regarding inequality and discrimination. As the overseer of the Cook County Jail, the second largest jail in the nation, and as one of Time Magazine's Most Influential People in the World (2009), Sheriff Dart provided insight regarding Arab-American issues in the Chicago area and ways for the community to move forward. Mr. David was also able to address the issues pertaining to ADC on a national level during the dinner. He discussed how ADC is working to obtain Minority Status for Arab-American business owners, and securing Temporary Protective Status (TPS) for Syrian nationals. The event was an outstanding success and shed light on the strong Arab-American presence in the Chicago area.