2012 Alex Odeh Memorial Award Recipients: Muna & Basem Hishmeh
Washington, DC | www.adc.org | May 24, 2012 – The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is pleased to announce Muna and Basem Hishmeh as the 2012 recipients of the Alex Odeh Memorial Award. The Alex Odeh Memorial Award, named for the late ADC Southern California Regional Director who was killed in October of 1985, is presented each year to individuals demonstrating exceptional leadership, public service, and commitment to the mission of ADC and the Arab American community.
Muna and Basem Hishmeh truly exemplify the qualities for which the Alex Odeh Memorial Award was created. Their foundation, the Muna and Basem Hishmeh Foundation, was established in 2005 to support cultural organizations in the United States and Palestine. The Foundation’s goal is to break down cultural barriers th