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Racial Profiling Disguised: Countering Violent Extremism Programs and Our Community’s Role [#ArabAmericanSummit]

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Are you familiar with CVE programs? CVE stands for "countering violent extremism" and the U.S. government has launched CVE programs as an anti-terrorism initiative. The program is aimed at preventing individuals from joining “violent extremist” groups, but in reality the program may be counterproductive by endangering civil rights. The Arab American Summit will feature a session on CVE programs so participants can understand the program and learn important advocacy steps to prevent some harmful effects.


Women empowered through community organizing [#ArabAmericanSummit]

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Photo courtesy of Arab Women Activists and Leaders (AWAL) program

Learn how to inspire, transform, and empower! This year’s Arab American Summit features a unique session that focuses on women and community organizing, bringing together diverse presenters to impart their experience so participants will leave with the tools and knowledge to create supportive and powerful spaces for women.


Best practices for Arab American youth mentoring programs [#ArabAmericanSummit]

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Photo courtesy of Arab American Mentoring Program of Big Brother Big Sisters Chicago

The theme for this year's Arab American Summit is not just for adults! When thinking about community empowerment, youth must be included. The Arab American Summit will feature a session on youth mentoring and how to move Arab American youth from marginalized to organized and engaged.


Only 4 days until the Change Makers Dinner! Get your tickets now! [#ArabAmericanSummit]

The opportunity to purchase tickets for The Arab American Summit Change Makers Dinner is ending soon! Don't miss the chance to see Journalist Ayman Mohyeldin and more distinguished Arab Americans 7 p.m. this Saturday at Bint Jebail Cultural Center in Dearborn, Mich.

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Change Makers Dinner to honor remarkable contributions of national Arab American leaders

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Honorees to be awarded based on their groundbreaking achievements in journalism, nonprofit organization, grassroots campaigns, and as humanitarians

DEARBORN, Mich.—The National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC) will offer the public the opportunity to dine with distinguished  movers and shakers of the Arab American community, including three highly esteemed guests who will be awarded for their national accomplishments, at The Arab American Summit’s Change Makers Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015 at 7 p.m.


First Arab American Summit to explore incredible journey of Arab American community

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Summit to be a powerful, two-day convention of nation's foremost leaders, advocates, students and allies

DEARBORN, Mich.—Leaders, advocates, students and allies from across the country will gather at The Arab American Summit—an exceptional, dynamic, first of its kind symposium convened by the National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC)—on Nov. 7 and 8, 2015.


Join us in honoring Journalist Ayman Mohyeldin at The #ArabAmericanSummit!

The National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC) is proud to announce Ayman Mohyeldin as the recipient of our newest honor, the 2015 Breakthrough Award!

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Photo courtesy of Facebook


What Makes Great Nonprofits Great? [Workshop at #ArabAmericanSummit]

What is the secret?  What are the activities that separate average nonprofits from others that are widely recognized as great?

Leslie Crutchfield and her co-author did the research and found the six practices that make the difference. The Arab American Summit: From Marginalized to Organized will feature an advanced-level workshop facilitated by Crutchfield, Senior Advisor of FSG Social Impact Consultants and Senior Research Fellow for the Georgetown University Global Social Enterprise Initiative at the McDonough School of Business.  

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Summit to honor veteran community activist Ali Baleed Almaklani: a leader with a true ‘Spirit of Service’ [#ArabAmericanSummit]

The National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC) is proud to announce that its 2015 Spirit of Service Award will be presented to longtime local community activist and leader Ali Baleed Almaklani, one of the Detroit region’s most committed and admired citizens. Almaklani will receive this esteemed award at The Arab American Summit Change Makers Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 7 at the Bint Jebail Cultural Center in Dearborn, Mich.

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Don’t miss out! Hear from renowned media expert Dr. Jack Shaheen at #ArabAmericanSummit!

This November, at The Arab American Summit, the National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC) is thrilled to offer participants the chance to hear live from mass media expert, acclaimed author and compassionate philanthropist, Dr. Jack G. Shaheen! He will lead a special session during the Summit, themed From Marginalized to Organized: A Conversation on the State of Arab American Civil Rights with Dr. Jack Shaheen.

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