IDC Chapter Activities
Throughout the months of July and August, IDC’s chapters have been meeting with their Members of Congress and Senators to advocate for their support of IDC’s Advocacy Agenda.
In August, IDC’s South Carolina Chapter met with the Office of Senator Lindsey Graham, the IDC Colorado Chapter met with the Office of Congressman Ken Buck, the IDC Wichita Chapter met with Congressman Ron Estes, the IDC Greater New York Chapter met with the Office of Senator Chris Murphy, the IDC Milwaukee Chapter met with the Office of Senator Ron Johnson.
From left to right: IDC WI Chapter Member Luke Togni, IDC WI Chapter Member James Kohn, IDC WI Chapter Chair Malek el Khazen, Office of Senator Ron Johnson Wisconsin Legislative Director Tom Petri, Office of Senator Ron Johnson Wisconsin Regional Director Ginger Kollmansberger and IDC WI Chapter Member Michel Zelof.
IDC’s Arizona Chapter has been especially active throughout the month of August, meeting with Congressman Andy Biggs, Congresswoman Debbie Lesko, Congressman Paul Gosar, the Office of Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema and the Office of Congressman David Schweikert.
From left to right: IDC AZ Chapter Chair Bill Fathauer, Congressman Biggs and IDC AZ Chapter Member and Co-Chair of Armenian National Committee of America- Arizona Angela Heisel.
From Left to Right: Bill Fathauer and Congresswoman Debbie Lesko
IDC in the News
The Washington Free Beacon
Human Rights Post Vacant Despite Crises
Providence Magazine: Op-Ed by IDC Human Rights Senior Advisor Ian Speir
The State Department’s Ministerial on Religious Freedom: Reflections and the Path Ahead
EWTN Catholic Radio, Morning Glory
Interview with IDC Executive Director Philippe Nassif
The Washington Post
Help is on the way, at last, for religious minorities
The Washington Examiner
Good intentions without accountability won’t help Iraq
Religion News Service
Rebuilding with US funds, Iraq’s minority religious communities still await security