ADVISORY: April 26 Arab American Gala to Honor ACLU, Chef José Andrés, Irish Sen. Frances Black, Amb. Marcel Wahba

Posted by Arab American Institute on April 05, 2018 in Blog

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Arab Americans Celebrate Legacy of Kahlil Gibran with Spirit of Humanity Awards

20th Anniversary Gala Honors: the ACLU, Chef José Andrés & World Central Kitchen; Irish Senator Frances Black & Ambassador Marcel Wahba

Washington – On Thursday, April 26, the Arab American community will honor the legacy of author and poet Kahlil Gibran during the 20th Anniversary Spirit of Humanity Awards. Through the event, Arab Americans recognize individuals, corporations, organizations and communities whose work, commitment and support make a difference in promoting coexistence and inclusion in all...

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ADVISORY: April 26 Arab American Gala to Honor ACLU, Chef José Andrés, Irish Sen. Frances Black, Amb. Marcel Wahba

Posted on April 05, 2018 in Press Releases

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 Arab American Institute Foundation

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Contact: jsalan@aaiusa.org / 202-429-9210

Arab Americans Celebrate Legacy of Kahlil Gibran with Spirit of Humanity Awards

20th Anniversary Gala Honors: the ACLU, Chef José Andrés & World Central Kitchen; Irish Senator Frances Black & Ambassador Marcel Wahba

Washington – On Thursday, April 26, the Arab American community will honor the legacy of author and poet Kahlil Gibran during the 20th Anniversary Spirit of Humanity Awards. Through the event, Arab Americans recognize individuals, corporations, organizations and communities whose work, commitment and support make a difference in promoting coexistence and inclusion in all...

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NBC News Reporter Vivian Salama joins AAI at #Gibran20 as MC

Posted by Arab American Institute on April 03, 2018 in Blog

We have some exciting news.

NBC News Reporter Vivian Salama will be joining us at 2018 Kahlil Gibran Spirit of Humanity Awards Gala as our Master of Ceremonies.

Ms. Salama got her start as production assistant at WNBC TV in New York city. After the 9/11 terrorist attack and the resulting conflict in Iraq, her intrepid nature took her from her home in New York back to her roots in the Middle East. As a freelance reporter in...

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Kahlil Gibran Gala through the years

Posted by Rawan Elbaba on March 23, 2018 in Blog

This year marks 20 years since the first ever Kahlil Gibran Gala. To commemorate our gala's anniversary, we wanted to share a few of our favorite moments from the #GibranGala over the last 20 years.

1999 - AAI staff enjoy the first ever Gibran Gala at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC....

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Ambassador Marcelle M. Wahba to receive Gibran Award at 20th Anniversary Gala

Posted by Arab American Institute on March 07, 2018 in Blog

Kahlil Gibran Spirit of Humanity Awards Gala Thursday, April 26, 2018 J.W. Marriott1331 Pennsylvania Ave, NW

Washington, D.C.5:30 Reception

6:30 GalaBlack Tie  Tickets 

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José Andrés & World Central Kitchen to receive Gibran Award at 20th Anniversary Gala

Posted by Arab American Institute on February 28, 2018 in Blog

Kahlil Gibran Spirit of Humanity Awards Gala Thursday, April 26, 2018 J.W. Marriott1331 Pennsylvania Ave, NW

Washington, D.C.5:30 Reception

6:30 GalaBlack Tie  Tickets 

 Sponsorships 

 Accommodations

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Irish Senator Frances Black to receive Gibran Award at 20th Anniversary Gala

Posted by Arab American Institute on February 14, 2018 in Blog

Kahlil Gibran Spirit of Humanity Awards Gala Thursday, April 26, 2018 J.W. Marriott1331 Pennsylvania Ave, NW

Washington, D.C.5:30 Reception

6:30 GalaBlack Tie  Tickets 

 Sponsorships 

 Accommodations

 About the Awards 

 

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ACLU to receive Gibran Award at 20th Anniversary Gala

Posted by Arab American Institute on February 07, 2018 in Blog

Kahlil Gibran Spirit of Humanity Awards Gala Thursday, April 26, 2018 J.W. Marriott1331 Pennsylvania Ave, NW

Washington, D.C.5:30 Reception

6:30 GalaBlack Tie  Tickets 

 Sponsorships 

 Accommodations

 About the Awards 

 

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Attend the 20th Annual Kahlil Gibran Awards!

Posted on February 07, 2018 in Kahlil Gibran Awards Gala

You are cordially invited to attend the 20th annual  Kahlil Gibran Spirit of Humanity Awards Thursday, April 26, 2018J.W. Marriott1331 Pennsylvania Ave, NW

Washington, D.C.5:30 Reception

6:30 GalaBlack Tie  Tickets 

 Sponsorships 

 Accommodations

 About the Awards 

 Awardees   The...


2018 Awardees

Posted on February 06, 2018 in Attend the 20th Annual Kahlil Gibran Awards!

2018 Awardees  

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

Award for Institutional Excellence

One of the nation’s foremost individual rights and civil liberties organizations, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has been working for nearly 100 years to defend the constitutionally guaranteed rights of people across the United States . The ACLU was formed in 1920 after the U.S. Department of Justice conducted a series of unwarranted raids that affected hundreds of Americans. In the decades following the Palmer Raids, the ACLU continued to advocate for...


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