“Middle Eastern or North African” Census category rejected

In the aftermath of Friday's decision, Arab American organizations released statements opposing the Census Bureau's rejection of the MENA category. AAI & ADC released the statements below. Statement from AAI Executive Director Maya Berry on the Rejection of the “Middle Eastern or North African” Category from the 2020 Census: Today’s announcement from the Census Bureau … Continue reading “Middle Eastern or North African” Census category rejected

Little Arabia’s Top 5 Moments of 2010

"Check it Right...You Ain't White!" residents were encouraged by a Census Complete Count Committee campaign slogan reaching out to Arab Americans this past February. The campaign, which held a kick-off event in February at Victory Restaurant, attracted local, national and international media, including the OC Register, Newsweek, NPR, CBS, KFI, Aljazeera and Alhurra. Carrie Kahn, … Continue reading Little Arabia’s Top 5 Moments of 2010

OC-based Arab Complete Count Committee makes national headlines for "Check it Right-You Ain’t White!"

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. - MARCH 17, 2010 - The "Check it Right, You Ain't White" campaign launched by the Arab Complete Count Committee of Orange County has received national exposure in the past few weeks. Newsweek published a front-page Web feature on March 2, 2010. CBS 5 in San Francisco aired a segment on the … Continue reading OC-based Arab Complete Count Committee makes national headlines for "Check it Right-You Ain’t White!"