ADC President Hits the Road

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Washington, DC | www.adc.org | May 10, 2012 -- Last week, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) National President Warren David completed a three-day tour of select states in the Northeast, attending events and discussing ADC with interested communities throughout the region. The three-day “President’s Tour”, which took place May 4-6, 2012, took Mr. David through Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey. 

Friday, May 4th, Mr. David visited Danbury, Connecticut. Nada Farhat and veteran ADC member Samar Sakakini organized and hosted a networking reception for Arab Americans in the area to meet with the National President. Mr. David spoke about ADC’s latest developments and the plans for moving the organization forward. Chairwoman Dr. Amal David also spoke about the ADC Women’s Initiative and its success in empowering women in their roles within ADC and the community in general. The event was extremely successful and ADC is pleased to announce the next step planned in organizing an ADC Chapter in Danbury. 

The next stop on the itinerary was New York City, where Alwan for the Arts Executive Board Members Ahmed Issawi and Sabi Kanaan hosted ADC at a luncheon meeting. ADC National Board Member Assad Jebara and his wife, Mary, were in attendance asd well as New Jersey activist Samer Khalaf and other community members. Mr. David spoke about ADC’s accomplishments and the strides the organization has made during the last ten months of his assuming the presidency. Additionally, Mr. David was given a very important assessment of the New York community by those participants who were in attendance.

The President’s Tour concluded on Sunday, May 6th, when Mr. David and his wife