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ADC Statement On The Assassination Of Shireen Abu Akleh

Thursday, 12 May 2022, 6:36 am | ADC

Washington, D.C. | | May 11, 2022 - Early this morning in Jenin, Occupied Palestine, revered Palestinian voice Shireen Abu Akleh, a Palestinian American journalist for Al Jazeera, was assassinated by Israeli Occupation Forces snipers. Her brutal ... More >>

ADC Statement On Sanctioned Israeli Murder Of Palestinian American

Friday, 14 January 2022, 7:38 am | ADC

Washington, D.C. | | January 13, 2022 - The American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) extends its deepest condolences to the family of Arab-American Omar Abdalmajeed As’ad, who was murdered by Israeli forces on Wednesday January 12, ... More >>

DHS Renews And Re-designates TPS For Syrian Nationals

Saturday, 30 January 2021, 7:50 pm | ADC

Washington, D.C. | | January 29, 2021 - This morning DHS Acting Secretary David Pekoske announced that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Syria will be renewed and re-designated. ADC welcomes this swift action by the Biden Administration to ... More >>

ADC Demands Yang Redact & Apologize For BDS Comments

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 8:10 am | ADC

Washington, D.C. | | January 26, 2021 – Today, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) sent a letter to Mr. Andrew Yang concerning his column in The Forward regarding his “vision for New York City’s Jewish community”. In his column, ... More >>

ADC Welcomes Biden Reversal Of Arab And Muslim Ban; More Work Ahead

Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 7:53 am | ADC

The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) commends President-elect Joe Biden on the decision to reverse the Trump Administration’s Arab and Muslim Ban upon taking office on January 20. The Ban was the Trump Administration’s first ... More >>

ADC launches emergency appeal after Myanmar floods

Sunday, 9 August 2015, 10:28 am | ADC

New Zealand-based microfinance charity ADC has launched an emergency fundraising appeal to help victims of devastating floods in Myanmar. More >>

Calling all entrepreneurs - the Trade-Up Challenge needs you

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 9:48 am | ADC

ADC is on the hunt for New Zealand’s most enthusiastic entrepreneurs to take part in a new annual charity event: The Trade-Up Challenge. Put your trading skills to the test and see how far you can make $2 go! More >>

ADC Expresses Serious Concerns Regarding White House Summit

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 3:11 pm | ADC

Washington, DC | | February 18, 2015 - The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) has raised grave concerns regarding the White House’s upcoming Summit on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE). The event will highlight efforts to ... More >>

Shamubeel Eaqub appointed to ADC Executive Board

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 2:48 pm | ADC

New Zealand-based microfinance charity ADC is delighted to announce the election of prominent economist Shamubeel Eaqub as a member of its Executive Board. More >>

President Obama Takes Action on Immigration Reform

Sunday, 23 November 2014, 5:18 pm | ADC

Washington, D.C.| | November 20, 2014 – Just a few moments ago President Barack Obama announced the Immigration Accountability Executive Actions, a historic step aimed at fixing the country's broken immigration system. However, this is only ... More >>

ADC Condemns Prosecution & Conviction of Rasmea Odeh

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 12:58 pm | ADC

Washington, DC | | November 10, 2014 - Palestinian-American activist and community leader Rasmea Odeh was found guilty today of Unlawful Procurement of Naturalization. The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is strongly ... More >>

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Jerusalem Case

Friday, 7 November 2014, 5:03 pm | ADC

Washington, DC | | November 6, 2014 - The United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Zivotofsky v. Kerry on Monday, November 3. The Supreme Court will determine the constitutionality of a statute that directs the ... More >>

ADC and Community Members Gather to Honor Gaza Victims

Friday, 1 August 2014, 12:09 pm | ADC

Washington, DC: The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) sponsored a candlelight vigil at the White House last night among nearly 500 community members to honor and mourn the innocent lives taken by Israel's indiscriminate attacks on ... More >>

ADC Petitions Solicitor General

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 1:09 pm | ADC

The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) sent an official request to the Office of the Solicitor General of the United States urging the Solicitor General to repudiate the Japanese American internment cases of World War II. More >>