Join ADC for Lobby Day on Monday, June 11
Washington DC | May 21, 2007 | www.adc.org | The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) will hold its annual grassroots lobby day to advocate for civil rights and peace and justice in the Middle East on Monday, June 11, in Washington, DC.
Lobby day participants will gather on Capitol Hill for a brief workshop before meeting with members of Congress and their staff. The grassroots training will take place, from 8:30-10:30am, at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation, 212 East Capitol Street, Washington, DC.
The lobby day follows ADC’s Annual National Convention at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington DC from June 8-10. The ADC Convention is the largest gathering of Arab Americans and regularly includes over 2,000 participants. Lobbying workshops will be held during the Convention on Sunday, June 10 from 10:15-11:45am. To register for the convention and to see the schedule of events, go to www.adc.org.
On Sunday, June 10, following the conclusion of the ADC Convention, concerned Americans will be holding a rally in front of the US Capitol before they march to the White House to protest Israelï’s ongoing illegal military occupation. For additional information on the June 10-11 mobilization, please see: http://www.endtheoccupation.org/article.php?list=type&type=162
Organizations sponsoring the lobby day with ADC include the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation and United for Peace and Justice. The three organizations are jointly coordinating lobby day efforts and registering their members together. Click here to register for lobby day:
Additional information on the June 11 Lobby Day:
1) Check out our ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ page to find answers on when to set up meetings with your Members of Congress, when and where to attend the grassroots lobbying day training, and more: http://www.endtheoccupation.org/article.php?id=1347
2) Check to see whether someone is already arranging meetings with your Representative and Senators by viewing our list of meetings scheduled: http://www.endtheoccupation.org/article.php?id=1344
3) If nobody has volunteered yet to arrange a meeting for your Members of Congress, please consider volunteering to do it. If you’ve never set up a meeting with your Member of Congress before, check out our step-by-step instructions on how to set up a meeting: http://www.endtheoccupation.org/article.php?id=1346
4) Once you’ve decided that you’d like to participate in the grassroots lobbying day, be sure to fill out our brief on-line form to sign up for lobbying day: http://www.endtheoccupation.org/modinput4.php?modin=104
To have a successful grassroots lobbying day and effectively communicate our political demands to our Members of Congress, it’s important that the organizations are able to discern who is planning on participating in lobby day and which individuals are setting up meetings with their Members of Congress in advance. Get involved today with helping us plan this grassroots lobbying day by going to: http://www.endtheoccupation.org/article.php?list=type&type=176