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Upcoming Events

FEB 18: ADC TO HOST CONGRESSIONAL AND FEDERAL STAFF RECEPTION
ADC is happy to invite all congressional and federal staff to attend a reception at our office.
What: Congressional and Federal Staffers Reception
Light hors d’oeuvres and Refreshments will be served
Who: Invitation open to all Congressional and Federal staff
When: Wednesday, February 18, 2009 | 6:30 pm — 8:30 pm
Where: ADC Heritage Center | 1732 Wisconsin Ave., NW |Washington, DC 20007
How: RSVP to Abed A. Ayoub, Esq. and include names of attendees | aayoub@adc.org
FEB 19: ADC TO HOLD ARAB AND MUSLIM CIVIC ENGAGEMENT PANEL
Have you wondered how to make an impact in your community by working for the government? Is it better to work from the inside or outside? How can I strengthen my application? Then join us and hear perspectives from Capitol Hill, the Federal Government, and Advocacy Organizations
What: Working on the Inside: Perceptions, Myths, Career Advice
When: Thursday, February 19, 2009 | 7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
Where: ADC Heritage Center | 1732 Wisconsin Ave., NW |Washington, DC 20007
Speakers: Jihad F. Saleh, Program and Outreach Coordinator, Congressional Muslim Staffers Association
Cyrena Khoury, Policy Advisor, Office for Civil Rights & Civil Liberties, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Nawar Shora, Legal Director, American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
Moderated by: Hazami Barmada, Independent Contractor, Public & Cultural Diplomacy & Interreligious relations
Sponsored by: Progressive Muslim Network, Council for the Advancement of Muslim Professionals and in partnership with the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, Network of Arab American Professionals
How: RSVP to Hazami Barmada | hazami.barmada@gmail.com
FEB 21: NAAP-NY ANNIVERSARY BANQUET
Join the Network of Arab-American Professionals of New York’s (NAAP-NY) for its 7th anniversary on Feb 21. A portion of the banquet proceeds will be donated to help relief efforts in Gaza.
What: 7th Anniversary Banquet: Recognizing Our Progress and Promise
When: Saturday February 21, 2009, 7:00 pm to Midnight
Where: Tavern on The Green, Central Park @ West 67th Street
How/Tickets: Visit http://www.naaponline.org/ny/banquet09.asp
Who: The Network of Arab-American Professionals of NY
www.naaponline.org/ny | naap-ny@naaponline.org | 212.592.4052
FEB 23-MARCH 15: KENNEDY CENTER‘S “ARABESQUE : ARTS OF THE ARAB WORLD” FESTIVAL
ADC is happy to announce an extraordinary cultural and artistic festival celebrating theater, dance, music, design, fashion, film, literature, food, and more at the John F Kennedy Center‘s “Arabesque: Arts of the Arab World Festival” which will take place in Washington, DC from Feb 23- March 15, 2009. Join the Kennedy Center as they showcased the varied cultures of the 22 Arab nations that represent the Arabic-speaking world. From the Arabian Gulf to the Levant to North Africa-this region of the world is the birthplace of human civilization and features extraordinary diversity in geography, traditions, landscape, religion, and contemporary aesthetics. In cooperation with the League of Arab States, the three-week festival brings together artists, many of whom are making their U.S. debut, in performances of music, dance, and theater, as well as exhibitions featuring art installations, fashion, a soundscape, cuisine, a marketplace, and much more. Discover the evolution of art forms born from the cradle of human civilization. Experience an amazing breadth of culture that spans both eons and continents.
What: Kennedy Center‘s “Arabesque : Arts of the Arab World” Festival
When: Feb23 — March 15
Where: John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC
Tickets: http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs/festivals/08-09/arabesque or call 202-467-4600
Volunteers: http://www.kennedy-center.org/support/volunteers/ArabesqueApplication.pdf