April is Arab American Heritage Month

Once again we at the Arab American Civic Council are excited to mobilize cities and communities to celebrate April as Arab American Heritage Month as we have done in the past couple years with resolutions passed in the State of California and cities of Anaheim and Garden Grove. SEE: California Senate resolution to honor Arab American Heritage Month passes Arab …

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Actress and Comedian Jennifer Jajeh to Perform at Arab American Heritage Gala

Jennifer Jajeh is a Palestinian-American actress and comedian who performs on stages internationally. Locally, she’s made appearances at the Comedy Store Hollywood, Flappers, and The Ice House to name a few. Before settling in La, she toured the globe for five years, performing her critically acclaimed one woman show, “I Heart Hamas: And Other Things I’m Afraid to Tell You” …

Samar Aziz to receive Spirit of Service Award at Arab American Heritage Gala

The Arab American Civic Council is proud to announce that it will present the Spirit of Service Award to Samar Aziz for her inspirational work serving refugee communities in Orange County at its 3rd annual Arab American Heritage Gala. In 2012, Samar Aziz co-founded Sabil USA, a nonprofit organization that serves the indigent and refugee populations of Orange County. Sabil …

Jewish Voice for Peace to receive Solidarity in Action Award at Arab American Heritage Gala

The Arab American Civic Council is proud to announce that it will honor Jewish Voice for Peace during its 3rd annual Arab American Heritage Gala on Saturday, April 21 at the Great Wolf Lodge in Garden Grove. JVP will receive the Solidarity in Action Award in recognition of their outstanding advocacy work for human rights, equality, social justice, respect for international law, and a …

Dr. Musa Nasir to receive AACC’s Joseph R. Haiek Lifetime Achievement Award at Arab American Heritage Gala

The Arab American Civic Council proudly announced today it will honor longtime community leader and philanthropist Dr. Musa Nasir during its 3rd annual Arab American Heritage Gala on Saturday, April 21 at the Great Wolf Lodge in Garden Grove. Dr. Nasir has been an active leader both in his own community and in Arab American organizations. He co-founded the Palestine …