FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: ADC Office 313-581-1201
OF COMMUNITY EVENTS
1. Community Town Hall Meeting – October 11, 2001
Meeting with Media – October 12, 2001
Members of the Arab and Muslim American
communities will be meeting with local media outlets (broadcast television
and radio, and print) on Friday, October 12, 2001 at the New Yasmeen
Bakery in Dearborn at 8:30 AM. This
meeting will serve to enhance the dialogue and relationship of these
communities with various media outlets.
Attendance to this meeting is by INVITATION
3. Community Debriefing – October 13, 2001
4. Focus Hope Walk – October 14, 2001
Night – October 15, 2001
The Arab American Public Affairs Council
(AAPAC) will be hosting Candidate Night at the Heritage Manor (7258 Chase
Rd.) in Dearborn on Monday, October 15, 2001 at 6:30 PM. This event is organized to allow interaction between the
candidates for public office and members of the community. Admission is free and open to the public.
For more information call Neal Abunab at 313-506-4409.
Michigan House of Representatives’ House Committee on Racial Profiling,
along with Michigan Attorney General Jennifer Granholm, will be chairing a
public conference on racial profiling, specifically related to concerns of
people of Arab descent. The
Conference will take place at the ACCESS Office (6451 Schaefer Rd.) in
Dearborn at 6:00 PM. For more
information, call 888-647-3710.
On Friday, October 20, 2001 at 7:00 PM, over
20 community organizations will be sponsoring a musical concert against
profiling, racism and ethnic intimidation.
The concert will take place at Detroit’s Majestic Theater (1234
Woodward Ave.). Tickets are
$5 a person. For more
information, call Greta from ACCESS’ Cultural Arts Department at
Annual Dinner – October 26, 2001
The Arab American Political Action Committee
will be hosting its 4th Annual Dinner on Friday, October 26,
2001 at the Bint Jebail Cultural Center (6220 Miller Road) in Dearborn at
6:30 PM. Tickets are $45 per
person. For more information,
or to make reservations, contact Ramez Haidar at 313-218-0183.
Center Dinner – October 28, 2001
The Islamic Center of America will be hosting
its semi-annual Fundraising Dinner on Sunday, October 28, 2001 at its
facility in Detroit (15571 Joy Road) at 3:00 PM.
Tickets are $25 a person. For
more information call the Center at 313-582-7442.