Arab American Civic Council Welcomes CA Senate Resolution Declaring April Arab American Heritage Month

The Arab American Civic Council applauds the California State Senate for adopting Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 31 on Thursday, April 29, authored by State Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) with unanimous support. The resolution commemorates the month of April 2021 as “Arab American Heritage Month” in California and recognizes the important contributions of Arab Americans to our state. In his speech, …

The verdict is in..

The police murder of George Floyd was an unspeakable tragedy. While today’s verdict is welcome news, this was just one officer and one case. Justice will not truly be served until our leaders listen to people’s concerns and address them in a meaningful way. As we celebrate this one ruling, we reaffirm our demand that public officials move on meaningful …

Pass the Historic NO BAN Act

Arab American Civic Council Urges Congress to Once Again Pass the Historic NO BAN Act Members of the No Muslim Ban Ever coalition, the largest grassroots campaign that worked to repeal the Trump administration’s Muslim and African Bans, welcomes today’s reintroduction of the NO BAN Act and urge members of Congress to pass the historic civil rights legislation as quickly …

Caravan at LAX Showed Support for Refugees and Immigrants

This last Wednesday, on January 27th, marked the four-year anniversary of the Muslim Travel Ban instated by President Donald Trump. Thousands dropped their everyday tasks and headed over to L.A.X to protest against this outwardly racist, Islamaphobic, and xenophobic executive order. This order united Americans despite economic, racial, religious, and political differences. We understood the basis of America’s foundation was …