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!
The Refugees Welcome Guidebook, a project by the Arab American Civic Council and Activate Labs, was officially released at the Refugees Welcome Ramadan Iftar dinner on Wednesday, June 21. The event, which was attended by more than 170 people including 28 refugees, took place at Olive Tree Restaurant in Anaheim’s Little Arabia District. The bilingual guidebook (Arabic/English) seeks to… Continue reading Bilingual Guidebook for Refugees in Greater LA Released
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… Continue reading Refugees will share a Ramadan meal with locals in Anaheim’s Little Arabia
The Arab American Civic Council participated in the Arab American Leadership Days on April 26-28 in Washington D.C. During these three busy but inspiring days, more than 20 National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC) member organizations – in partnership with the AAI, ADC, and NAAP – gathered in D.C. for seminars and meetings with… Continue reading AACC takes part in Arab American Leadership Days in Washington DC
More than 150 community members turned out for the Arab American Civic Council's 2nd annual Arab American Heritage Gala on Saturday April 22, 2017 at the Pacific Hills Bistro Banquet and Catering in Laguna Hills. Among this year’s extraordinary Arab American Heritage Gala awardees were AJ+ Senior Presenter Dena Takruri who received the Truth in… Continue reading Arab American Heritage Gala a Success