Yemeni American Merchants Association to receive the Excellence in Advocacy Award!

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American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

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Washington, D.C. | www.adc.org |  February 27, 2019 – ADC is proud to announce that the 2019 ‘Excellence in Advocacy’ Award will be presented to the Yemeni American Merchants Association  (YAMA), at Saturday’s Gala on  March 2, 2019, at 7:30 pm

The ‘Excellence in Advocacy’ Award is given to an organization that demonstrates outstanding community-based mobilization in pursuit of civil rights. ADC commends YAMA for its successful Yemeni Bodega Strike in New York in protest of Trump’s Travel Ban. YAMA’s work to empower community voices continues to make an impact every day. 

YAMA’s unwavering commitment and determination to promote justice and to protect civil rights inspires all Arab-Americans.  

ADC presents this award to our distinguished partners at the Annual Gala, held this Saturday March 2, 2019 at 7:30pm.  Please see the ADC Convention program HERE

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ADC is thrilled to have internationally renowned Palestinian American comedian, Mo Amer hosting the ADC GalaDid you catchMo Amer on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night?Watch Mo Amer on the Tonight Show here!  

We invite you, your family, friends, and loved ones to come and enjoy an evening with Mo Amer at the ADC Gala as we to celebrate Arab-American heritage and achievements. 

Check out the trailer for Amer’s special on Netflix, “The Vagabond!”  

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Hotel & Accommodations:  ADC is pleased to offer a discounted room rate of $169 per night at the Wardman Park Marriott Hotel located at 2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC 20008. The Wardman Park Marriott is conveniently located at the Woodley Park Metro Station. To make hotel room reservations please click here!

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This year’s National Convention will bring together civil rights leaders, academic experts, grassroots organizers, and the Arab-American community to focus on issues impacting our communities today. Let’s come together to empower our voices and reclaim our narrative.  We invite you to join us at the ADC 39th National Convention, to educate, organize, and mobilize to take a stand for justice. The Gala will be held on the evening of March 2, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

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