In Washington, Arab Americans met for Congressional briefing and rallied against the Muslim Ban

On April 24 the Arab American Civic Council Executive Director Rashad Al-Dabbagh and Transformative Leaders Fellow Johanna Mustafa traveled to Washington, DC for the National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC) Arab American Leadership Days, organized in part with the Arab American Institute, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, and the Network for Arab American Professionals.   Our… Continue reading In Washington, Arab Americans met for Congressional briefing and rallied against the Muslim Ban

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3rd annual Arab American Heritage Gala a success

Close to 200 community members turned out for the Arab American Civic Council’s 3rd annual Arab American Heritage Gala on Saturday April 21, 2018 at the Great Wolf Lodge in Garden Grove. Among this year’s extraordinary Arab American Heritage Gala awardees were philanthropist and co-founder of the Palestine Children Relief Fund Dr. Musa Nasir who received… Continue reading 3rd annual Arab American Heritage Gala a success

CA State Senate adopts resolution commemorating Arab American Heritage Month

The Arab American Civic Council applauds the California State Senate for adopting Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 123, authored by State Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) with unanimous support. SCR 123 commemorates the month of April as “Arab American Heritage Month” in California and recognizes the important contributions of Arab Americans to our state. In addition to presenting SCR 123… Continue reading CA State Senate adopts resolution commemorating Arab American Heritage Month

April is Arab American Heritage Month

Once again we at the Arab American Civic Council are excited to mobilize cities and communities to celebrate April as Arab American Heritage Month as we have done in the past couple years with resolutions passed in the State of California and cities of Anaheim and Garden Grove. SEE: California Senate resolution to honor Arab… Continue reading April is Arab American Heritage Month

Samar Aziz to receive Spirit of Service Award at Arab American Heritage Gala

The Arab American Civic Council is proud to announce that it will present the Spirit of Service Award to Samar Aziz for her inspirational work serving refugee communities in Orange County at its 3rd annual Arab American Heritage Gala. In 2012, Samar Aziz co-founded Sabil USA, a nonprofit organization that serves the indigent and refugee… Continue reading Samar Aziz to receive Spirit of Service Award at Arab American Heritage Gala

Jewish Voice for Peace to receive Solidarity in Action Award at Arab American Heritage Gala

The Arab American Civic Council is proud to announce that it will honor Jewish Voice for Peace during its 3rd annual Arab American Heritage Gala on Saturday, April 21 at the Great Wolf Lodge in Garden Grove. JVP will receive the Solidarity in Action Award in recognition of their outstanding advocacy work for human rights, equality, social justice,… Continue reading Jewish Voice for Peace to receive Solidarity in Action Award at Arab American Heritage Gala

Dr. Musa Nasir to receive AACC’s Joseph R. Haiek Lifetime Achievement Award at Arab American Heritage Gala

The Arab American Civic Council proudly announced today it will honor longtime community leader and philanthropist Dr. Musa Nasir during its 3rd annual Arab American Heritage Gala on Saturday, April 21 at the Great Wolf Lodge in Garden Grove. Dr. Nasir has been an active leader both in his own community and in Arab American… Continue reading Dr. Musa Nasir to receive AACC’s Joseph R. Haiek Lifetime Achievement Award at Arab American Heritage Gala