Refugees will share a Ramadan meal with locals in Anaheim’s Little Arabia

The Arab American Civic Council will host a Ramadan iftar dinner to welcome refugee families into our communities on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at Olive Tree Restaurant in Anaheim’s Little Arabia. The event is hosted in partnership with World Relief Garden Grove, The Beautiful Resistance, and A Country Called Syria. The purpose of this event is to welcome newly-arrived refugee …

3 things you can do to celebrate Arab American Heritage Month

On Tuesday, March 21 the Anaheim City Council proclaimed April 2017 as Arab American Heritage Month. To celebrate the month, here are 3 things you can do: Learn about Arab American History, read the Arab American Almanac: http://www.arabamericanhistory.org/news/announcing-the-arab-american-almanac-6th-edition/ Attend the Arab American Heritage Gala on April 22: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/arab-american-heritage-gala-2017-tickets-31857013184 Visit Little Arabia District http://www.LittleArabiaDistrict.com  

Will Anaheim designate Little Arabia?

During the Anaheim City Council candidates forum hosted at the Arab American Community Center in Anaheim on October 24, 2016, every candidate present stated, if elected, they would support the official designation of Little Arabia. Little Arabia, a cultural destination in West Anaheim mainly on and around Brookhurst Street, is a collection of Arab-American owned businesses such as Middle Eastern …