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Arab, Muslim American youth share stories of discrimination [VIDEO]

TOHyouthvideoGRID.pngThe Campaign to TAKE ON HATE released a new video this week featuring Arab and Muslim American youth answering the question: why do people discriminate? They also share their own experiences with discrimination and hate violence.

Click here to see the video on TAKE ON HATE's website and learn more about the campaign.

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NNAAC expresses disappointment with Rasmea Odeh verdict and detainment

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The National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC) is disappointed by a federal judge’s ruling Nov. 10, 2014, to detain well-known Palestinian activist and community leader Rasmea Odeh until her sentencing in March 2015. Ms. Odeh was found guilty this week of “Unlawful Procurement of Naturalization.”

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NNAAC seeks Government Affairs Manager based in DC

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The National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC) is seeking candidates for the Washington, D.C.-based position of Government Affairs Manager. See below for a detailed job description, and click here to apply

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Detroit Free Press interviews NNAAC official for Election Day story

The National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC), a project of ACCESS, was included in an Election Day article by the Detroit Free Press for being stationed at several polling locations in southeast Michigan on Tuesday.VoterRegButton.JPG

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ACCESS joins pro-immigrant groups to monitor polls

ACCESS and other pro-immigrant groups are working together Tuesday, Nov. 4, to protect the rights of immigrant and new AmericanVoterReg.JPG voters on Election Day in parts of southeast Michigan.

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Teen Grantmaking Initiative expands to Florida

The Teen Grantmaking Initiative, a joint project of the Center for Arab American Philanthropy (CAAP) and the National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC), is a group of dynamic youth dedicated to improving their community through philanthropic work that is coming soon to Florida.

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BBC News Arabic visits NNAAC to talk voter engagement

BBC Arabic flew in from Washington, D.C., to capture footage of the National Network of Arab American Communities' (NNAAC) phone bank in Dearborn to encourage voters to head to the polls next month.

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National Arab American Voter Registration Day Sept. 26

Sept. 26, 2014                                                                                   

Contact: Linda Sarsour

National Advocacy Director

917.306.3323, lsarsour@accesscommunity.org  

    

National Arab American groups join forces to register voters in communities across US

DEARBORN, Mich. - The National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC), a project of ACCESS, along with the Network for Arab American Professionals (NAAP); the Arab American Institute (AAI), and the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), have joined forces to launch a National Arab American Voter Registration Day this Friday, September 26, on the heels of the National Voter Registration Day which took place earlier this week.

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Join SAALT and NNAAC for Capitol Hill Briefing

Interested in learning more about the hostile climate South Asian, Muslim, Sikh, and Arab American communities increasingly face in the US and in our political sphere? Join South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) and NNAAC for a briefing on Capitol Hill at Tuesday, Sept. 9th, at 10:30am.

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NNAAC Condemns Act of Hate

NNAAC strongly condemns the horrific act of hate against our very own Linda Sarsour and her colleague, Kayla Santosusso of the Arab American Association of New York, that happened yesterday morning.

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