This is long overdue, but here's a video of Loubna Qutami's inspiring speech at the Arab American Civic Council last April.
If you missed the Arab American Civic Council's second annual Arab American Heritage Gala on April 22, 2017 in Laguna Hills, California, watch Dena Takruri's entire speech here. The AJ+ Senior Presenter received the "Truth in Media" award for her courageous reporting on refugees, Palestine, Standing Rock, Black Lives Matter, and more.
Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 42 passed the California State Senate today with unanimous support. SCR 42 commemorates the month of April as “Arab American Heritage Month” in California, and recognizes the important contributions of Arab Americans to our state. “SCR 42 is part of a broader effort toward creating awareness and paying respect to the … Continue reading Senator Newman’s Resolution to Honor Arab American Heritage Month in California Passes Senate
For the second consecutive year, the city of Anaheim presented a proclamation to recognize April as Arab American Heritage Month. See last year's proclamation here. Here's my address to the council thanking them and encouraging the community to 3 things in April in celebration of Arab American Heritage Month: