Lucine Jarrah is a Lebanese American from the Flint area serving as Executive Director since January 2022. Lucine has risen through the ranks of the AAHC over three years including serving as Communications Coordinator and Fellow. She has a wealth of experience in community organizing, strategic decision making, leadership, and team building. Lucine earned a Master’s of Social Work and a Bachelor’s in Political Science both from the University of Michigan. While a student, Lucine founded and served as the first president of the student organization "Cinemas Finest," a club dedicated to youth empowerment through the arts, which won the "Outstanding Student Organization" award for 2019. Additionally, Lucine formerly served as Vice President of Student Government.
Mohammed Alhammadi, an immigrant from Qatif, Saudi Arabia, graduated from Saginaw Valley State University with his Bachelors Degree in Business Management and Administration. While a student, Mohammed was an active member of the Saudi Club at SVSU and a participant in numerous community events focusing on uniting Arabs and non-Arabs alike. With a passion to help others, Mohammed is excited to use his education skills, cultural background, and personal immigration experiences to help serve others seeking guidance through the immigration process. Mohammed is fluent in English and Arabic and is accredited by the Department of Justice to assist with immigration clients.
Noor Mohamed is a Sudanese American who grew up in the Flint area and currently serves as Communications Coordinator. Noor is a senior at the University of Michigan - Flint studying Communications and Psychology. During her time as a student, she has undertaken multiple leadership roles on campus, particularly serving as the President of the Muslim Student Association. In her role as Communications Coordinator, Noor is eager to spearhead the AAHC’s civic engagement and advocacy efforts. Additionally, she wants to improve the focus on uniting Arab youth and young adults to create a more equitable community for the next generation.
Ahmad Hammad is a Palestinian American who grew up in the Greater Lansing area. In 2020, Ahmad received his Bachelor’s degree in History, Philosophy, and Sociology from Michigan State University. Following graduation, Ahmad attended the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom and obtained a Master’s degree in Public Health. During his time as a student, Ahmad served as President of the Muslim Student Association and as a representative on MSU Student Government. In those positions, Ahmad worked closely with community organizations, student government representatives, and university administrators to create initiatives to empower and advocate for marginalized communities. Ahmad’s goals as NNAAC Fellow are to build on the AAHC’s strong relationships with underrepresented communities, empower those communities to fight for their needs, and advocate for the communities on the local, state, and national levels.