Welcome to DAAF.org! 

The Dayton Arab-American Forum (DAAF) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonsectarian organization focused on promoting the cultural heritage of Arab-Americans in and around the Dayton Region. 

DAAF's mission is to develop and maintain programs which will:

  Promote the cultural heritage of Arab-Americans.
  Foster tolerance & understanding of Arab-Americans among the general population.
  Counter all discrimination & cultural stereotyping of Arabs & Americans of Arab descent.
  Represent the views of the membership to the local media.
  Encourage communication among all Arab-Americans.
  Create liaisons & maintain cooperative relationships with local & national organizations. 

Please read the DAAF Constitution for a more in depth understanding of our organization.      

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Upcoming Events

2014 Lectures:

Pamela Olson, Author "Fast Times in Palestine", March 20th at Wright State
Two Additional Lectures to be announced

2014 Socials: 

DAAF Member Potluck Dinner - Sunday, April 6th 
Mother's Day Hafla - Saturday, May 17th
Fourth of July Member Potluck Lunch- July 4th 
Annual Membership Picnic- September

DAAF's Leadership

Board of Directors - Officers

Mr. Munther Shtayyeh - President 
Ms. Randa Kanan Shrit - Past President 
Mr. Tony Antoun - Treasurer 
Mr. Tony Massoud - Secretary

Board of Directors - At Large

Dr.  Abe Bassett, PhD
Mr. Wes Hamdan
Ms. Lamees Mubaslat
Ms. Maha Kashani
Dr. Bassam Nakfour
Dr. Burhan Yanes 
Mr. Hish Shtayyeh 

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