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American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

 اللجنة الأمريكية العربية لمكافحة التمييز 

Monday March 24, 2014

 


The Weeks Ahead

Events:     

  • Wednesday, March 26 at 6:00pm at Busboys and Poets (5th and K NW) in Washington DC. CODEPINK & JVP Present: Israeli Coalition of Women for Peace at Busboys & Poets!  CWP is a Israeli feminist organization against the occupation of Palestine and for a just peace. Click here for details on the panel event.

  • Friday, March 28 at 7:00PM at the Marvin Center in Washington, DC. Join GWU Students for Justice in Palestine for an evening of poetry with accomplished Palestinian poet, Marwan Makhoul. Click here for details. 

  • Saturday, March 29 at 5:00PM-7:30PM in at Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre in Arlington, VA. The General Delegation of the PLO to the United States is hosting an event in honor of Palestinian Land Day: Youm Al Ard. Click here for details. 

  • Monday, March 31st. Deadline to apply for ADC Michigan’s MLK Scholarship program. All high school seniors of Arab or Chaldean origin from participating Michigan schools are encouraged to apply. Click here for details.  

  • Wednesday, April 16th. Deadline to apply for “Know Thy Heritage Leadership Program in 2014: Explore & Live Palestine” June 12-30th 2014. Click here for details. 


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Barbara Harrison

A morning anchor at NBC4, Barbara Harrison was one of six women to receive the Excellence and Leadership Achievement Award at ADC’s first Women’s Empowerment Forum event. 

 Barbara Harrison delivered the keynote address, setting forth the importance of women’s empowerment.  She emphasized the importance of equality by stating that “it is okay to be different, as long as we are equal.”  

 

 

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