Posts Tagged “American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee”

ADC creates new unit to monitor anti-Arab and Islamophobia in the news media

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ADC creates new unit to monitor anti-Arab and Islamophobia in the news media

ADC creates new unit to monitor anti-Arab and Islamophobia in the news media The ADC-Research Institute (ADC-RI) is proud to announce the formation of the Media Research Project. The primary objective of the project is to research, track and document anti-Arab and Islamophobic bias in the media, public discourse, and from public officials. This tracking project will…

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ADC names Chris Habiby as Legislative and Policy Coordinator

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ADC names Chris Habiby as Legislative and Policy Coordinator

ADC names Chris Habiby as Legislative and Policy Coordinator The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) welcomes Chris Habiby to the team as our new Legislative and Policy Coordinator. We are excited that Habiby will be working with ADC to advocate on behalf of Arab Americans before Congress and U.S. Federal Agencies while helping advance ADC’s mission.  Habiby previously worked for Governor Andrew…

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ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans

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ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans

ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans Officials of the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee express concerns that discrimination gainst the Arab American community is rising as the nation turns the corner to the 20th Anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. ADC President Samer Khalaf and ADC Legal adviser Abed Ayoub appeared…

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ADC Hosts online conference on the 2020 Census

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ADC Hosts online conference on the 2020 Census

ADC Hosts online conference on the 2020 Census The deadline for filling out the 2020 Census is coming up at the end of this month and it’s extremely important that Arab Americans are properly represented. That is why we invite you to join ADC this Friday, September 18 at 3:00 PM ET/ 12:00 PM PT…

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ADC & ACLU Sue Trump Administration Over New Census Memo

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ADC & ACLU Sue Trump Administration Over New Census Memo

ADC & ACLU Sue Trump Administration Over New Census Memo The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), The American Civil Liberties Union, New York Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Texas, and Arnold & Porter filed a federal lawsuit on July 24, 2020, on behalf of immigrants’ rights groups challenging President Trump’s new order seeking to block people…

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Khalaf announces his retirement as ADC president

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Khalaf announces his retirement as ADC president

Khalaf announces his retirement as ADC president Samer Khalaf, who helped strengthen the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, refocusing it on civil rights and away from internal conflicts and restoring to a position of prestigious leadership, announced Wednesday he will not seek re-appointment as President when his term  expires. By Ray Hanania Samer Khalaf, who helped…

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ADC launches National Network of Arab American Lawyers (NAALA)

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ADC launches National Network of Arab American Lawyers (NAALA)

ADC launches National Network of Arab American Lawyers (NAALA) ADC has launched a badly needed network to bring together Lawyers and legal minds to focus on the civil rights and legal rights of Arab Americans. ADC’s Network of Arab American Lawyers will fill a badly needed void in the Arab American Community. As part of…

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ADC Salutes senior staff attorney Yolanda Rondon

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ADC Salutes senior staff attorney Yolanda Rondon

ADC Salutes senior staff attorney Yolanda Rondon Senior Staff attorney at the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee honored for her dedication to fighting for civil and human rights ADC thanks Senior Staff Attorney Ms. Yolanda Rondon for her over five years of service and dedication to the community. Ms. Rondon’s tenure at ADC ends today, and…

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Actor Sean Penn to keynote ADC Anaheim Convention Oct. 13

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Actor Sean Penn to keynote ADC Anaheim Convention Oct. 13

Actor Sean Penn to keynote ADC Anaheim Convention Oct. 13 ADC is delighted to announce that two-time Academy Award winner Sean Penn will be delivering the Convention Keynote Address at the Saturday Night Gala Dinner at the upcoming Annual National Convention. As a social activist Mr. Penn has dedicated his time, and used his voice,…

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ADC elects four activists to National Board

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ADC elects four activists to National Board

ADC elects four activists to National Board The national American Arab civil rights organization has elected four more leading activists to its national board, despite grumbling from extremists who have sought to destroy the group. ADC’s Michigan Director recently revealed activists in her state complained about the election process. By Ray Hanania ADC released this press release…

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Retailers pull racist anti-Arab costumes for Halloween

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Retailers pull racist anti-Arab costumes for Halloween

Every year, racist anti-Arab costumes find their way into the marketplace in America that are sold to children to use for the annual holiday celebration of Halloween. This year costumes included a racist face of an Arab and an Israeli military uniform carrying an Uzi sub-machine gun symbolizing Israel’s military terrorism against Palestinian civilians By…

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Press Release: ADC issues Community Advisory after Chapel Hill shooting

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Press Release: ADC issues Community Advisory after Chapel Hill shooting

The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) firmly believes the senseless murder of the three Arab and Muslim American students in Chapel Hill, North Carolina is a result of hate rhetoric and the spread of anti-Arab sentiment and Islamophobia. ADC has observed a drastic increase of anti-Arab sentiment and Islamophobia within the last few years. This increase…

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