Education Department Officials to Speak at 2012 ADC Convention
Reverend Brenda Girton-Mitchell to Address Arab Americans in Washington
Washington, DC | www.adc.org | June 14, 2012 -- The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is proud to announce that several officials from the US Department of Education will be addressinghundreds of Arab American community members during the 2012 ADC National Convention. In addition to officials from the Office of Safe and Healthy Students and the Office of Civil Rights, ADC is honored thatReverend Brenda Girton-Mitchell will be addressing ADC convention attendees on bullying prevention and safe schools.
Reverend Brenda Girton-Mitchell was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as director of the Education Department's Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. The mission of the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships at the Department of Education is to promote student achievement by connecting schools and community-based organizations, both secular and faith-based, as we build a culture of educational excellence. Rev. G