The US Supreme Court today ruled President Trump's travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries can go fully into effect. In the aftermath of this decision, advocacy for new immigrants and refugees is not an option, but an absolute necessity. Join the Arab American Civic Council and Activate Labs for a Refugees Welcome Reception and Community Forum to uplift… Continue reading Refugees Welcome reception to be held in Little Arabia after SCOTUS travel ban decision
On this #GivingTuesday, we’re asking you to give back to the Arab American community. The Arab American Civic Council believes that providing leadership opporunities for young Arab Americans will create a stronger Arab American community in Southern California. Through our fellowship program we equip outstanding community leaders with the tools and networks to make a difference… Continue reading Join us for #GivingTuesday 2017
The Arab American Civic Council joined Students for Justice in Palestine at the California State University of Fullerton, on October 25, to raise awareness and take action against the unconstitutional “Israel Anti Boycott Act” (H.R. 1697/ S. 720). SJP students displayed a mock Israeli apartheid wall in front of McCarthy Hall, as AACC volunteers… Continue reading Cal State Fullerton Students Join Movement Against Draconian Anti-Boycott Laws
The Arab American Civic Council welcomes the decision by two federal court judges who blocked President Trump’s third and latest version of the Muslim Ban. U.S. District Court Judge Derrick K. Watson in Hawaii, first issued the block on Tuesday, October 17th, only hours before the ban was set to take effect. The federal… Continue reading Muslim Ban Blocked as Demonstrators Take to the Streets in LA
Johanna Mustafa is a recent Political Science graduate from the University of Southern California. As a Palestinian American raised in Amman – Jordan, Johanna developed a strong commitment for social justice, human rights, and civic engagement at a young age. She gained a closer insight into the world of politics and community organizing through her… Continue reading Meet our new Transformative Leaders Fellow
Please join us for a march and rally in Downtown Los Angeles on October 15 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m., to uplift the voices of those most impacted by the anti-Arab and Islamophobic rhetoric and policies of the Trump Administration. The march/rally will take place at the Japanese American National Museum: 100 N Central Ave, Los Angeles CA 90012. This march and rally… Continue reading Invitation: #NoMuslimBanEver March & Rally in Los Angeles
The Arab American Civic Council is excited to once again participate in a national effort to engage and mobilize Americans in our political process by helping to register over a hundred thousand voters across the country on September 26, 2017, National Voter Registration Day. First held in 2012 for that year’s presidential election, National Voter… Continue reading Join us in celebrating #NationalVoterRegistrationDay!