Washington, DC – Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) announced today that his guest for the President’s address to a joint session of Congress on February 28 will be Ms. Fidaa Rashid, a Chicago immigration attorney who works with a mostly Middle Eastern clientele – those most directly targeted by Trump’s Muslim Ban. Ms. Rashid was … Continue reading Rep. Gutierrez guest for Trump speech American-born daughter of Palestinian refugees
My opinion piece about the California's anti-BDS bill AB 2844 was published in the Voice of OC today. The bill introduced by Asm. Richard Bloom of Santa Monica has been watered down after hearings in the Committee on Accountability, Judiciary Committee, and Appropriations Committee and references to Israel has been removed from the final amended … Continue reading The #RightToBoycott is an integral part of American history
Arab American comedian Sammy Obeid has been confirmed to perform at the Arab American Civic Council’s first annual Arab American Heritage Gala, which will be held on Sunday, April 24 at the Pacific Hills Banquet Hall in Laguna Hills. Click here to read more.
As a leading provider of digital media to Arab Americans, Arab America announces the launch of its new online school, Arab America Academy. Arab America has developed the educational platform to offer a multitude of online courses on the Arab-American community's history, language, religion, culture, and traditions.The negative headlines in the Middle East coupled with the … Continue reading Arab America Launches Online Courses "Understanding the Arab American Community"
In a letter sent to its members today, ADC President Samer Khalaf apologized to the women who were allegedly sexually harassed by former Regional Director in Michigan Imad Hammad.As we prepare for the upcoming American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee National Convention, we recognize that lingering questions and concerns remain about the ADC’s handling of the sexual harassment … Continue reading ADC Apologizes for Sexual Harassment by Former Regional Director
Last year I compiled a list of top 5 events that occurred in and around Anaheim's Little Arabia district, which I thought were worth mentioning for either an accomplishment, a huge local impact, or setting new standards in the area. This year's list is different. The "Arab Spring" had a huge influence on millions around the … Continue reading 5 Little Arabia highlights of 2011
Santa Claus joins protesters on Christmas eve in Homs:Protesters put up a Christmas tree in front of a mosque in Hama: