Elected Officials and Refugee families share a meal while discussing immigration issues at forum held in Little Arabia

The Arab American Civic Council co-hosted the ‘Refugees Welcome Reception and Community Forum’ in partnership with Activate Labs this past Saturday, December 16th, to uplift the voices of refugee families and discuss current issues pertaining to immigration policies. With the participation of elected officials, refugee families, and community members, we engaged in a productive discourse on the Travel Ban, Islamophobia, …

Refugees Welcome reception to be held in Little Arabia after SCOTUS travel ban decision

The US Supreme Court today ruled President Trump’s travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries can go fully into effect. In the aftermath of this decision, advocacy for new immigrants and refugees is not an option, but an absolute necessity. Join the Arab American Civic Council and Activate Labs for a Refugees Welcome Reception and Community Forum to uplift the voices of those most …

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 …