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

Loubna Qutami to Deliver Keynote Address at Arab American Heritage Gala

The Arab American Civic Council is proud to announce that community organizer Loubna Qutami has been confirmed to deliver the keynote address at its 3rd annual Arab American Heritage Gala, which will be held on Saturday, April 21st at the Great Wolf Lodge in Garden Grove, CA. Loubna is a doctoral candidate in the Department… Continue reading Loubna Qutami to Deliver Keynote Address at Arab American Heritage Gala

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

Actress and Comedian Jennifer Jajeh to Perform at Arab American Heritage Gala

Jennifer Jajeh is a Palestinian-American actress and comedian who performs on stages internationally. Locally, she's made appearances at the Comedy Store Hollywood, Flappers, and The Ice House to name a few. Before settling in La, she toured the globe for five years, performing her critically acclaimed one woman show, "I Heart Hamas: And Other Things… Continue reading Actress and Comedian Jennifer Jajeh to Perform at Arab American Heritage Gala

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