Meet our new Transformative Leaders Fellow

Johanna Mustafa is a recent Political Science graduate from the University of Southern California. As a Palestinian American raised in Amman – Jordan, Johanna developed a strong commitment for social justice, human rights, and civic engagement at a young age. She gained a closer insight into the world of politics and community organizing through her academic background and internship experiences …

Invitation: #NoMuslimBanEver March & Rally in Los Angeles

Please join us for a march and rally in Downtown Los Angeles on October 15 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m., to uplift the voices of those most impacted by the anti-Arab and Islamophobic rhetoric and policies of the Trump Administration. The march/rally will take place at the Japanese American National Museum: 100 N Central Ave, Los Angeles CA 90012. This march and rally is in response to President …

Bilingual Guidebook for Refugees in Greater LA Released

The Refugees Welcome Guidebook, a project by the Arab American Civic Council and Activate Labs, was officially released at the Refugees Welcome Ramadan Iftar dinner on Wednesday, June 21. The event, which was attended by more than 170 people including 28 refugees, took place at Olive Tree Restaurant in Anaheim’s Little Arabia District. The bilingual guidebook (Arabic/English) seeks to support refugee resettlement by providing …

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 …