Yalla Vote 2014
Since its creation in 1998, Yalla Vote has become the cornerstone of our voter mobilization and education work, and has been adopted by countless communities across the country to run voter registration drives, organize town hall meetings and coordinate GOTV efforts. AAI is proud to welcome the National Network for Arab American Communities as a Yalla Vote partner.
Register to vote using the Yalla Vote widget on the left!
AAI has detailed information for residents of those states with the highest concentrations of Arab Americans. Just click on your state to learn about voter registration deadlines, polling locations, state parties, candidates and debates, and more.
State Voter Guides & Fact Sheets
Download comprehensive 2014 voter guides and quick fact sheets for the states above here.
Organize a #YallaVote Registration Drive
Arab American Candidates
Key Issues: What’s at Stake?
Read more about the issues that are at stake—and what could be decided by the 114th Congress on issues like Civil Rights and Civil Liberties and Immigration, and foreign policy issues like Palestine, Iraq, and Syria.
How Did Your Incumbent Vote?
AAI’s Congressional Scorecard tracks the actions and votes of every Member of Congress and Senator on key issues. You can go back as far as 2001 to see whether your representatives lived up to their promises.
Stay Informed, Stay Engaged
To learn more about what’s going on in your state and around the country, sign up here. Students and young professionals, sign up for AAI’s Emerging Leaders Program. You’ll get invitations to local events, learn about volunteer and internship opportunities, and more.
If you’d like to work on Yalla Vote in 2014—whether your organization wants to host a town hall or you’d like to volunteer for a local voter registration event—there’s a place for you in the campaign! Contact Joan Hanna.
November 25, 2014 — Blog
This weekend, the Arab American Institute held a summit in Washington, D.C. to convene a significant group of Arab American leaders and activists from across the country. Over three days of programming, participants engaged in substantive conversations about organizing the Arab American community ahead of the 2016 presidential races. Read More »
November 05, 2014 — Blog
By Kristyn Acho
Fall Intern, 2014