MEDIA ADVISORY: American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee National Convention, Washington, DC June 13th- 16th, 2013

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WASHINGTON, June 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ADC, the Nation's largest Arab-American organization will be celebrating the 2013 National Convention in Washington, D.C. We are proud to present over 50 confirmed speakers for the Convention including: Benjamin Jealous, Congressman Keith Ellison, Archbishop Theodosios of Sebastia (Atallah Hanna), Marc H. Morial, Abderrahim Foukara, Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, Ahmad Ashkar, Linda Sarsour, Dr. Jack G. Shaheen among others.

Key events during the weekend include:

Civil Rights: Justice Denied
Arab Citizen Journalists
Obama's New Foreign Policy in the Arab World: Looking Ahead
Role of Culture in the Palestinian National Project
ADC Gala Awards Banquet

For more information about speakers, panels, workshops and events please visit: http://convention.adc.org/

This is a great opportunity to highlight the premier Arab American event of the year

WHO: American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC)
WHAT: 2013 ADC National Convention
WHERE: Washington DC, Washington Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW
WHEN: Thursday June 13th – Sunday June 16th
HOW: Media Personnel can register with Mr. Raed Jarrar and receive access to all events.

About ADC

Founded in 1980 by Senator James Abourezk, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is the largest Arab American grassroots organization committed to protecting civil rights, promoting mutual understanding, and preserving Arab American cultural heritage. ADC is non-sectarian, non- partisan, and has chapters and members in all 50 states.

www.adc.org

CONTACT: Raed Jarrar media@adc.org Communications Director Office: 202-644-9164

Source: American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee