On December 1, 2020 the South Asian Film Festival of Montréal concluded its 2020 Festival (Virtual).  HDI is proud to announce that The Accused: Damned or Devoted? co-produced by HDI trained Pakistani filmmaker Musharaf Shah was named runner up in ...

HDI is proud to work closely with the Congressional Black Caucus.  On December 3, 2020 the Caucus chose by acclamation the following leadership team for the 117th Congress. Chair -Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-OH) First Vice Chair – Rep. Steven Horsford (D-NV) ...

  HDI Congratulates Congressional Advisory Board Member Barbara Lee (D-CA) on receiving The Elijah Cummings Award for Minority Health Equality from NMAC, the national HIV/AIDS advocacy organization for her longstanding commitment to fighting the HIV epidemic.  We are honored that ...

Award winning author and HDI Cultural Envoy Adrian Miller gave a virtual presentation for U.S. Embassy Bahrain on Soul Food and African-American Holiday Traditions.  Mr. Miller was joined renowned Bharani chef Mahmood Janahi. Please view the presentation at HDI Facebook ...

On November 19, 2020 Congressman James E. Clyburn (D-SC) was reelected as the House Majority Whip.   HDI extends its sincerest congratulations to Congressman Clyburn in keeping his position as the third ranking Democrat in the U.S. Congress.  HDI has an ...

HDI has an active bipartisan Congressional Advisory Board (CAB).  Members of the CAB and their staffs advise HDI on program priorities. We are proud that all HDI CAB members seeking reelection won and will serve in the 117th Congress.  We wish ...

HDI is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with our longtime partner, the Foundation for Arts Culture and Education (FACE) on a humanitarian program to help the Kalash people of Pakistan.  HDI and FACE have already worked together on several ...

HDI is proud to have participated year in the Taihe Civilizations Forum which was held September 6-12, 2020.  Taihe Institute is an important international organization which, as does HDI, devotes itself to improving dialog among nations and peoples.  This year’s ...

HDI is proud to announce that it has received grants from U.S. Embassy Bahrain and U.S. Embassy Oslo to support culinary diplomacy. Soul Food Scholar Adrian Miller will present a Virtual African American Thanksgiving Dinner in both the Kingdom of ...

The HDI arranged for Florida Congressman Gus Bilirakis to visit the Republic of Turkey in conjunction with the American Global Institute, a 501c3 NGO based in Virginia and Bahrain. The delegation took place from March 17 – 19, 2019, with ...