?> Program « 2015 ADC National Convention: June 11-14


Theme: It Takes  a Community

ADC dedicates the 2014 Annual Convention to you, the community of Arab Americans and supporters who care about issues central to ADC’s work.  This year’s events will focus on empowering you as community member activists, by offering a forum in which we can learn from each other how best to meet the challenges facing the Arab American community today.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Members Briefing at the U.S. Department of State

Advocacy Day: Meetings with Congressional Staff

Debriefing on Capitol Hill

Congressional Dinner – Capitol Hill

Evening Reception

Friday, June 13, 2014

The BDS Movement:  A Palestinian Struggle to Achieve a Lasting Peace based on International Law, Justice, and Freedom

Annual Civil Rights Luncheon:  Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

50 Years After the Civil Rights Act: Challenges and Opportunities

Lawyers Report back from Guantanamo Bay

Activism on College Campuses: Best Practices for Campus Activism

Network of Arab American Lawyers of ADC (NAALA) Reception

Friday Night Gala:  Celebrating a Community, Celebrating Diversity

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Arab American Identity

Immigration Reform: Update and Insight

Arabs Outside the Arab Center – A look at emerging communities from outside the Levant

Women’s Empowerment Luncheon

Social Activism in the 21st Century: Facilitating Change through the media and Web Roots

Activism in the Arts:  How to Create Change through Artistic Expression

The Criminalization of Being Arab  


Saturday Night Awards Gala

Haffla Dance Party


Sunday, June 15, 2014

General Assembly Meeting

Palestine Panel:  Ending the Occupation or Beginning Annexation?

Palestine Luncheon