ABOUT US

About the AAHC

Established in 1980, the Arab American Heritage Council (AAHC) serves the needs of Arab Americans and the Greater Flint community. AAHC provides immigration assistance, naturalization and language services; conducts educational workshops and cultural sensitivity trainings; sponsors arts and cultural programs; advocates on local and national levels on issues that affect our community; and identifies and hosts diverse activities to meet emerging needs. These services and programs are supported through private donors, corporate sponsorship, and grants.

Mission:

The Arab American Heritage Council strives to preserve and celebrate Arab heritage as well as support and unite all Arab Americans in the Greater Flint area. The AAHC works diligently to broaden understanding and appreciation of Arab culture as well as encourage Arab American involvement in civic, economic, and humanitarian efforts.

Objectives:

  • To preserve and celebrate Arab heritage and culture and promote understanding within the Greater Flint community
  • To unite Arab Americans in the Greater Flint area
  • To support the needs of the Arab community at large with coordinated services
  • To encourage Arab American involvement in community service and civic participation

Vision:

The Arab American Heritage Council will continue to preserve and celebrate Arab heritage and culture and promote understanding in the Greater Flint community for all future generations. The AAHC will serve as the point of contact externally for those seeking information about Arabs in general and the Arab American community in Genesee County. Within the Arab community of Flint and Genesee County, the AAHC will serve as a connector representing the different segments of the Arab American community and serving as the community’s voice to the Greater Flint community. Additionally, the AAHC will continue to be the historians of the Arab American community in Flint and Genesee County.