Today’s Date: July 2nd, 2018 Last week, the Supreme Court decided to uphold President Trump’s discriminatory Muslim Ban. The ban targets Syria, Libya, Iran, Yemen, Chad, Somalia, North Korea and Venezuela, six of which are Muslim majority and four of which are Arab majority countries. Trump claimed the ban was intended for national security purposes, […]
The All of Us Research Project is vital for healthcare breakthrough and progression, and we are proud to be a part of helping it grow. Afterall, it does take all of us to make this project succeed! We need one million people to help out with this project in order for it to reach its […]
AAHC in partnership with the Genesee County Hispanic/Latino Collaborative, the Freshwater Future and the International Center of Greater Flint to host the Flint Water Crisis: Invisible Immigrants. This two-hour event raised awareness on the Flint Water Crisis and its impact, specifically, on immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers.
Arab American Organizations around the US host service days their members to participate in. ON May 5th 2018, the AAHC and its volunteers sorted enough food at the food bank of Eastern Michigan to feed 12,000 people!
On Sunday April 29, 2018, The AAHC partnered with the Flint Institute of Arts and Arab American National Museum to host their annual Arab Film Festival. A mixed audience of Arab Americans, FIA members, and Flint residents enjoyed learning and engaging in conversation about issues facing the Arab world after watching three short films. The […]
On March 22, 2018, The Washington Post released a story on the younger generation of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, also known as Dreamers. Specifically, these young people between the ages of 16 and 18 are unable to continue some of their future goals due to the closing of DACA applications. Many of […]
Date Posted: February 20th, 2018 Most native-born Americans have no idea how long it takes to legally become a U.S. citizen. Lawrence-Journal World explored this issue through the case of Syed Ahmed Jamal who took more than thirty years to finally become a citizen. To read more on his story, please click the following link: http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2018/feb/14/immigration-law-expert-explains-rocky-path-citizen/?utm_source=CLINIC+Mail&utm_campaign=406285de79-CLINIC_Daily_2-20-18&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a33179621a-406285de79-284015821.
Date Posted: February 20th, 2018 Last week, the current administration’s third attempt at a Muslim ban was struck down by the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. According to the ACLU’s Feb. 15th article (link below), the ban was declared unconstitutional because it violated the freedom of religion clause of the First Amendment. The […]
On January 11th, 2018, the Arab American Heritage Council hosted an education event for The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Flint. Led by our executive director, Devin Boulos Jones, the event outlined the basic aspects of Arab culture including language, fashion, and dance. The children especially enjoyed modeling traditional Palestinian clothing. However, the highlight […]
Event Date: October 17th, 2017 With the assistance of many donors, sponsors, guests, staff members, and volunteers, executive director Devin B. Jones was able to organize a magnificent awards banquet for community leaders of Genesee County. Many awards were handed out including the following: Chancellor Susan E. Borrego | Community Contributor of the Year, Muslim Outreach […]