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 …

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AACC takes part in Arab American Leadership Days in Washington DC

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 partners and elected officials. Representatives …

Arab American Heritage Gala a Success

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 Media Award, Past-President of the …

California Senate Resolution to Honor Arab American Heritage Month passes

The Arab American Civic Council applauds the California State Senate for passing Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 42 today with unanimous support. SCR 42 commemorates the month of April as “Arab American Heritage Month” in California, and recognizes the important contributions of Arab Americans to our state. The resolution was first announced by the Office of Senator Josh Newman during the Arab …