Koreatown, Little Saigon, Little Armenia.. it’s time to #DesignateLittleArabia [Petition]

The Arab American Civic Council today renewed its call for an official designation of Little Arabia in the City of Anaheim with a petition directed at the Mayor and Council members. The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated countless small businesses in California and across the nation, including some in Anaheim’s Little Arabia, as reported by the Los Angeles Times: “Olive Tree was …

AACC Executive Director discusses 2020 Elections on Yalla Mazzika [عربي]

Arab American Civic Council Executive Director Rashad Al-Dabbagh appeared on Arabic language online platform ‘Yalla Mazzika’ – an Arab-American online radio based in Orange County – to discuss the upcoming elections and how our local community can participate. Discussion included the multiple ways to vote this year, voting by mail, tracking your ballot, and much more critical information necessary to …

[VIDEO] National Voter Registration Day with Rasha Mubarak

On September 22, 2020, Americans celebrated National Voter Registration Day with a massive cross-country effort to register voters well in advance of Election Day this November. Locally, the Arab American Civic Council hosted political strategist and founder of Unbought Power Rasha Mubarak for a virtual discussion to encourage the Arab American community to make an impact this November. Watch it …

BREAKING: In a Historic Vote, House Passes NO BAN Act

The Arab American Civic Council applauds the House of Representatives for its historic vote to pass the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act (NO BAN Act) today, which would repeal all versions of the Muslim Ban. For the past two years, countless families have been separated and denied access to necessary medical treatments due to Trump’s bigoted Muslim Ban. The …