Meet our Transformative Leaders Fellow of 2018/19

Peter Aziz is an Egyptian-American of Coptic descent, born in Sunny Southern California. Peter earned his B.A. in Public Policy from UC Riverside and is pursuing his Master’s degree also in Public Policy and Administration. He has a deep-rooted passion for social mobility and change that developed during his time studying Policy in undergrad. Peter wanted to further connect this change for …

Sign this petition: Demand Congress act to repeal the Muslim ban!

In a decision that will forever stain our history and the legacy of the U.S. Supreme Court—alongside cases like Dred Scott, which upheld slavery, and Korematsu, which permitted the incarceration of Japanese-Americans—our nation’s highest court ruled in favor of Trump’s Muslim Ban. In doing so, it gave the green light to an administration that has made xenophobia, racism, and anti-Muslim bigotry its …

AACC Urges End to Immigrant Detention on World Refugee Day

On Wednesday, June 20th, the Arab American Civic Council stood in solidarity with the families at the border to mourn family separation and demand an end to their inhumane detention. We joined community leaders from different organizations including Activate Labs, World Relief-Southern California, and CAIR-LA at the Theo Lacy Detention Center in Orange to center the voices of refugees and …