46th Annual ACCESS Banquet, April 22

46th Annual ACCESS Banquet, April 22
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46th Annual ACCESS Banquet
400 Renaissance Center, Detroit

46th Annual ACCESS Banquet, April 22

Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center

400 Renaissance Center, Detroit

46th Annual ACCESS Banquet, April 22

Detroit Marriott, at the Renaissance Center

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 6:00pm
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46th Annual ACCESS Banquet

46th Annual ACCESS Banquet

 

The 46th ACCESS Annual Dinner honors our commitment to serving our communities, both locally and nationally. The largest event of its kind, this special evening brings together nearly 2,000 friends and supporters including local, state and national officials and leaders from business, labor and nonprofit organizations.

Your support of this landmark event helps us fulfill our mission to engage and empower individuals, families and communities to improve their economic, social and cultural well-being.

Please join us as we work to realize our vision of a just and equitable society with the full participation of Arab Americans. Together we can continue to build our neighborhoods and strengthen our nation.

If you prefer to have a staff member assist you, please contact Nissrine Hussein at (313) 842-4748 or nhussein@accesscommunity.org

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rayhanania

Managing Writer at The Arab Daily News
RAY HANANIA — Columnist

Ray Hanania is an award winning political columnist and author. He covered Chicago Politics and Chicago City Hall from 1976 through 1992. Hanania began writing in 1975 when he published The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper in Chicago (1975-1977). He later published “The National Arab American Times” newspaper which was distributed through 12,500 Middle East food stores in 48 American States (2004-2007).

Hanania writes weekly columns on Middle East and American Arab issues for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia at www.ArabNews.com, and for TheArabDailyNews.com, and TheDailyHookah.com.

Palestinian, American Arab and Christian, Hanania’s parents originate from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club “Peter Lisagor Awards” for Column writing. In November 2006, he was named “Best Ethnic American Columnist” by the New American Media;In 2009, he received the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the recipient of the MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award. Hanania has also received two (2) Chicago Stick-o-Type awards from the Chicago Newspaper Guild, and in 1990 was nominated by the Chicago Sun-Times for a Pulitzer Prize for his four-part series on the Palestinian Intifada.

His wife and son are Jewish and he performs standup comedy lampooning Arab-Jewish relations, advocating for peace based on non-violence, mutual recognition and Two-States.

His Facebook Page is Facebook.com/rghanania

Email him at: RGHanania@gmail.com

Visit this link to read Ray's column archive at the ArabNews,com www.arabnews.com/taxonomy/term/10906
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