For years, Adam Kidan has been an active member of his local communities. Having spent years in our nation’s capital, Adam was involved in many philanthropic and community activist organizations in Washington, D.C. As a New York native, Adam is also passionate about bettering New York City and the surrounding areas.
Adam Kidan and the Washington, DC Community
Adam first became acquainted with Washington, D.C. when he was accepted to George Washington University. He spent four years there, graduating in 1986. Deciding that law school was the next step, Adam returned to his native Brooklyn where he attended Brooklyn Law School. He excelled as a law student, winning the prestigious American Jurisprudence Award in 1989.
After graduating, Adam returned to DC to accept a position as a partner at the law firm, Duncan, Fish, Bergson, and Kidan. After his stint with the firm, Adam successfully opened and ran the Washington, D.C. branch of 1-800-Mattress. His success allowed him to pursue his real passion, bettering his local community.
Political Activism and Contributions
One way that Adam helped to contribute to the DC community was through political channels. He acted as the head of Mayor Williams’s transition committee and was was the Chair of the DC Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee. Mayor Williams also appointed Kidan to the Workforce Investment Council. His success in the political sphere led to his selection as a delegate to the 2000 Republican National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
DC Cares and Washington Urban League
As the Co-Chair of Greater DC Cares, Adam helped to oversee the largest facilitator of volunteer work in the region. With an eye for promoting local culture, Adam also sat on the board of the Greater Washington Urban League and the Washington Performing Arts Society. The Washington Performing Arts Society continued to carry on a 40+ year tradition of supporting the arts by connecting the artists to other members of the community. Adam is proud to have contributed to their ongoing mission.
In addition to his political and cultural work, Adam Kidan was a member of the Washington, DC Economic Club and the Princeton Club of New York. He served as a board member of the Laurel Regional Hospital in Laurel, Maryland.
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