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 …

Arab Americans in SoCal take part in resistance against Trump’s executive orders

Last Friday evening a Seattle judge instituted a nationwide restraining order against the bigoted executive order to ban travel from 7 Muslim-majority countries, which halted its implementation across the entire U.S.  The White House then promised to appeal the decision, but the appeal was denied, allowing the affected immigrants to continue to travel to the U.S. This victory was won because …