AACC welcomes SCR-71 to designate Little Arabia in Anaheim

The Arab American Civic Council welcomes the introduction of Senate Concurrent Resolution 71 (SCR-71), which would recognize the Little Arabia District in the City of Anaheim with an official highway landmark on Interstate 5, upon local designation by the City of Anaheim or the County of Orange. The Little Arabia District of Anaheim is one of the largest Arab American …

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AACC Urges Members of Congress to protect our free speech rights

AACC sends letter to Orange County Members of Congress expressing its disappointment for lending legitimacy to attacks on free speech rights. The Arab American Civic Council, an Orange County-based grassroots community organization, sent a letter today to the Orange County Congressional delegation expressing its disappointment for their votes to support H.Res.246 — a resolution that condemns the BDS Movement. The letter …

AACC participates in “Close the Camps” action

On Thursday July 18, members of the Arab American Civic Council participated in a march alongside several Vietnamese American organizations, along with the ACLU Southern California and the National Day Labor Organizing Network, to protest the detention camps at the border. Joining Vietnamese community members and residents of Little Saigon in Orange County, they marched from Freedom Park all the …

Meet Our Summer Intern!

The Arab American Civic Council welcomes its summer 2019 intern to the team. Sabrina Afana is a third-year Political Science major at the University of California, Santa Cruz. As a Palestinian-American involved in UCSC’s Students for Justice in Palestine and Muslim Student Association, Sabrina gained a lot of insight into organizing. Interning with I Know I Can! in Ramallah, Palestine, …