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ADC Welcomes Fahed Al-Rawaf, Legal Advisor

Washington, DC | March 11, 2008 | www.adc.org | The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is happy to welcome new Legal Advisor Mr. Fahed Al-Rawaf, J.D. Al-Rawaf, who is fluent in Arabic and French, was a Government Relations Intern in 2005 and a Legal Associate in 2006.
Al-Rawaf is a graduate of the University of Arkansas and the University of Tulsa-College of Law in Oklahoma. In law school, he served as Articles Editor for the ‘Tulsa Journal of Comparative and International Law,‘ and as Opinion Writer and Editor for ‘Dicta,‘ the law school‘s newspaper. He was also President of the International Law Students Association, where he engaged the student body in roundtable discussions on topics such as immigration and the Middle East. Additionally, he was instrumental in resurrecting the Hispanic Law Student Association. He clerked at the Immigrants Rights Project at the Boesche Legal Clinic in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he represented an asylum case from Eritrea.
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Telephone: 202-244-2990 | Fax: 202-333-6470 | Email: legal@adc.org
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NOTE TO EDITORS: The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), which is non sectarian and non partisan, is the largest Arab-American civil rights organization in the United States. It was founded in 1980, by former Senator James Abourezk to protect the civil rights of people of Arab descent in the United States and to promote the cultural heritage of the Arabs. ADC has 38 chapters nationwide, including chapters in every major city in the country, and members in all 50 states.
The ADC Research Institute (ADC-RI), which was founded in 1981, is a Section 501(c)(3) educational organization that sponsors a wide range of programs on behalf of Arab Americans and of importance to all Americans. ADC-RI programs include research studies, seminars, conferences and publications that document and analyze the discrimination faced by Arab Americans in the workplace, schools, media, and governmental agencies and institutions. ADC-RI also celebrates the rich cultural heritage of the Arabs.