CA Senate proclaims April 2019 Arab American Heritage Month

The Arab American Civic Council applauds the California State Senate for adopting Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 22 on Thursday, March 21, 2019, authored by State Senator Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) with unanimous support. SCR 22 commemorates the month of April 2019 as “Arab American Heritage Month” in California and recognizes the important contributions of Arab Americans to our state.

During her speech, the Senator commended the Arab American community’s great contributions to the State of California, highlighted Little Arabia as a cultural hub in her district, and encouraged her colleagues to reject and condemn bigotry and hate in all forms. Watch the Senator’s full speech here:

The Arab American Civic Council celebrates Arab American Heritage Month every year in April at its annual gala. Join us by purchasing your ticket here.


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