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2015-2016 Fellows

NNAAC is excited to present the 2015-2016 class of the Transformative Leaders Fellowship Program! 

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Get to know our 2015-16 fellows in our interviews with them below.

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Lora Abdulhak
Arab American Community Center of Florida
Valencia Community College 

 

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Maisune Abu-Elhaija
Access California Services 
California State University, Fullerton 

 

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Donya Alkhatib
Arab American Community Center of Florida
Barry University School of Law

 

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Isra Daraiseh
Arab American Heritage Council (Flint, Mich.)
Eastern Michigan University

 

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Ruanne Elmalawani
Arab American Community Center of Florida
University of Central Florida

 

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Fatima Hassan 
ACCESS (Dearborn, Mich.)
Studying Public Affairs, Peace/Conflict Studies, Biology

 

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Yasmina Ibrahim
Arab American Association of New York 
Barnard College of Columbia University 

 

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Noha Mahmoud
Arab American Association of New York
Studied Communications and Media Studies

 

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Radia Mchabcheb
Arab American Family Services (Bridgeview, Ill.)
College of DuPage

 

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Mustafa Sahid
Somali Family Services of San Diego
San Diego State University

 

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Ruweyda Abbas
Somali Family Service of San Diego


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.


2013-2014 Fellows

NNAAC is excited to present the inaugural class of the Youth Fellowship Program! The 2013-2014 class includes 10 fellows and 8 host organizations.

Iman Kort
Arab American Family Services
DePaul University
Iman lives in Bridgeview, IL and has been placed at Arab American Family Services. When not working, Iman enjoys running, collecting quarters, reading and spending time with friends. Iman can be reached at imankort@yahoo.com.

Yasmeen Affaneh
Arab American Action Network 
University of Illinois
Yasmeen lives in Chicago and has been placed at Arab American Action Network. When not working, Yasmeen enjoys listening to music and spending time with her seven year old sister. Yasmeen can be reached at yasmeen@aaan.org.

Yara Abuaita 
Arab American Heritage Council 
University of Michigan-Flint
Yara lives in Flushing, Michigan and has been placed at Arab American Heritage Council of Flint, Michigan. When not working, Yara enjoys spending time with family/friends, volunteering, and enjoying the outdoors. Yara can be reached at yaratracy@icloud.com.

Abraham Ahmed 
Access of Western New York 
Erie Community College
Abraham lives in Lackawanna, NY and has been placed at Access of WNY. When not working, Abraham enjoys college soccer. Abraham can be reached at abrahamahmed1993@gmail.com.

Dina Abdo 
Access California Services 
California State University, Dominguez Hills
Dinayabdo@gmail.comDina lives in Fountain Valley, CA and has been placed at Access California Services. When not working, Dina enjoys hiking, riding her bike and baking. Dina also enjoys watching the news and reading and elaboration on religious views. Dina can be reached at Dinayabdo@gmail.com.

Zeena Aljawad 
Access California Services 
California State University, Fullerton
Zeena lives in Laguna Niguel, CA and has been placed at Access California Services. When not working, Zeena enjoys arts & crafts, hiking, cooking/baking, and reading. Zeena can be reached at zeena@accesscal.org.

Yasmin M Nagi 
Arab American Association of New York 
City College of New York
Yasmin lives in Brooklyn, NY and has been placed at the Arab American Association of New York. When not working, Yasmin enjoys dancing and writing. Yasmin can be reached at Yasminamoe@yahoo.com.

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Nesreen Hasan 
Arab American Action Network 
Governors State University
Nesreen lives in Chicago, IL and has been placed at Arab American Action Network. When not working, Nesreen enjoys reading. Nesreen can be reached at nesreen@aaan.org.

Shadia Awamleh 
ACCESS 
University of Michigan-Dearborn
Shadia lives in Deaborn, MI and has been placed at ACCESS. When not working, Shadia enjoys reading and spending time with her family. Shadia can be reached at shadiaal@hotmail.com.


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