4-      Some Arab Americans resources:


           Arab American Institute

              918 16th Street, NW, Suite 601

              Washington, DC 20006

              (202) 429-9210



              American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee/ National Association of Arab Americans

              4201 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 300

              Washington, DC 20008

              (202) 244-2990



             Council on American-Islamic Relations

             453 New Jersey Avenue, SE

             Washington, DC 20003

             (202) 488-8787



            Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

             P.O. Box 53062

            Washington, DC 20009

            (202) 939-6050



           Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services

           2651 Saulino Ct.

            Detroit, MI

            (313) 842-7010



















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