On Sunday February 12, the chapter also held a membership meeting to discuss achievements made throughout 2011 and future plans. Warren David and Nabil Mohamad, ADC Vice-President, briefed attendees about ADC’s efforts on a national level and addressed member's questions and concerns. During the meeting a new board was elected for the Greater Chicago ADC Chapter. A meeting for the newly established ADC Women’s Initiative led by Dr. Amal David followed the membership meeting. Over 25 women from the community attended the meeting where innovative and new initiatives were discussed.
ADC Michigan: MLK Scholarship Awards Reception
Dearborn, MI | www.adc.org | February 10, 2012 -- On February 10, the Michigan Chapter of ADC co-hosted the 13th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Awards Reception in Dearborn, Michigan. The collaborative effort between the Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute for Self Development and ADC produced over 570 guests and set the stage for a remarkable event. The program sought to join the Arab and African American communities in memory of Dr. King. The event focused on the message that Dr. King communicated to the world, one that embraces diversity and promotes civil rights in the United States. Numerous officials, dignitaries and representatives were present at the event including, but not limited to: US Congressman John Dingell and representatives from the offices of Senator Carl Levin, Congressman John Conyers and the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
At the reception ADC Michigan recognized General Motors, Ford Motor Company, Saira Mussani and others. The scholarship honored 25 students for their scholastic achievements and continues to encourage higher education through college funding.