ADC Hosts Dr. Hussein Ibish
Washington, DC | June 3, 2008 | www.adc.org | The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is proud to host an exclusive workshop by Dr. Hussein Ibish at its Convention this year. Ibish is Executive Director of the Hala Salaam Maksoud Foundation for Arab-American Leadership, which conducts intensive, 5-day leadership seminars for Arab-American professionals (for more information on Hala Foundation seminars, see www.halafoundation.org). The Foundation has trained over 100 individuals including several ADC staff and numerous members.
The workshop will take place on Friday, June 13 from 9-11am at this year’s Annual National Convention, “Securing the Principles of Liberty” at the Grand Hyatt Washington. Dr. Ibish will conduct a two hour discussion of the essentials of effective advocacy and organizing for Arab-Americans. Dr. Ibish will examine the basis of effective communication, and outline the most important information and arguments that make the Arab-American case with maximum impact and the broadest reach. Topics will include both foreign policy and domestic issues, and will focus on essential techniques and skills.
The workshop is restricted to ADC members with full Convention packages; sign up today to reserve your spot as this event is filling up fast!
In addition to serving as Executive Director of the Hala Foundation, Ibish is a Senior Fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP). He has made thousands of radio and television appearances, has written for many major US newspapers and was Washington Correspondent for the Daily Star (Beirut). Ibish is editor and principal author of 3 major ADC studies of Hate Crimes and Discrimination against Arab Americans 1998-2000, Sept. 11, 2001-Oct. 11, 2002, and the forthcoming new volume, 2003-2007. He is also the author of a major study of Islamophobia forthcoming from the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC). He is the author, along with Ali Abunimah, of “The Palestinian Right of Return” (ADC, 2001) and “The Media and the New Intifada” in The New Intifada (Verso, 2001). He is also the editor, along with Saliba Sarsar, of Principles and Pragmatism (ATFP, 2006). From 1998-2004, Ibish served as ADC Communications Director, and received the ADC Award for Dedicated Service. He holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
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