About the AAHC

Established in 1980, the Arab American Heritage Council (AAHC) serves the needs of not only Arab-Americans, but the Greater Flint community. AAHC provides immigration, 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 programs to meet emerging needs. These services and programs are supported through fundraising, membership, private donors, and public and private grants.

Mission Statement

AAHC 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.


  • To preserve, celebrate, and promote the Arab heritage and culture
  • To assist and unite all Arab Americans in the Greater Flint area
  • To support the needs of the Arab community at large with coordinated services
  • To educate and serve the Greater Flint community, promoting public understanding and appreciation
  • To encourage all Arab Americans to become involved through community services and civic participation
  • To foster relationships between AAHC and other like-minded community organizations
  • To strengthen AAHC by improving its financial and organizational systems for future growth