Raed Jarrar Joins ADC as Communications Director

8cd51fec11.JPGWashington, DC | adc.org | February 11, 2013  We're happy to announce Raed Jarrar has joined ADC as our new Communications Director. Raed assumed his duties earlier this month. In this role he will be in charge of planning and executing ADC's overall communications strategy for advancing our goals through a wide range of media outlets. "After years of being an ADC member and supporter, I am delighted to join the ADC staff and to serve the American Arab community," said Raed.

Raed Jarrar is an Arab American political advocate, media analyst, and architect. Since his immigration to the United States in 2005, he has worked on political and cultural issues pertaining to US-Arab relationships. Raed gained national attention after an incident in 2006 at John F. Kennedy International Airport when he was prevented from boarding a flight while wearing a t-shirt with the text "We Will Not Be Silent" in English and Arabic. ADC contacted the Department of Transportation at the time and initiated an investigation into the matter. In January 2009, both the