Below is the archive of press releases issued by AAI and stories in which AAI appears. If you are a member of the media and interested in talking with us, please contact Rawan Elbaba/Jen Salan (202-429-9210).

Arab Americans Honor Journalist Steve Coll with Anthony Shadid Award for Excellence in Journalism

Posted on April 21, 2017

ARAB AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOUNDATION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                       April 21, 2017                                                                              Contact: Jennifer Salan, 202-429-9210 / jsalan@aaiusa.org  Arab Americans Honor Journalist Steve Coll with Anthony Shadid Award for Excellence in Journalism Presentation to be...

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Arab Americans Honor The Arc of the U.S. for Work on Behalf of Intellectually & Developmentally Disabled Community

Posted on April 20, 2017

ARAB AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOUNDATION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                       April 20, 2017                                                                              Contact: Jennifer Salan, 202-429-9210 / jsalan@aaiusa.org  Arab Americans Honor The Arc of the U.S. for Work on Behalf of Intellectually & Developmentally Disabled Community...

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US Commission Rejects Faith Leaders' Appeals to Examine Israel's Violations of Religious Freedom

Posted on April 19, 2017

For Immediate Release April 17, 2017 Contact: Jennifer Salan 202-429-9210 jsalan@aaiusa.org   Media Advisory US Commission Rejects Faith Leaders' Appeals to Examine Israel's Violations of Religious Freedom Washington, DC – On Wednesday, April 26, James Zogby, President of the Arab American Institute who serves as a member of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), will be joined by Father Drew Christiansen of Georgetown’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs; Jim Winkler of the National Council of Churches and Wes...

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Arab American Greg Simon to Receive Najeeb Halaby Award for Public Service

Posted on April 19, 2017

ARAB AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOUNDATION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                       April 19, 2017                                                                              Contact: Jennifer Salan, 202-429-9210 / jsalan@aaiusa.org  Arab American Greg Simon to Receive Najeeb Halaby Award for Public Service Presentation to be Made at...

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Palestinian Artist Kamal Boullata Recognized for Lifetime of Work

Posted on April 14, 2017

ARAB AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOUNDATION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                       April 14, 2017                                                                              Contact: Jennifer Salan, 202-429-9210 / jsalan@aaiusa.org  Palestinian Artist Kamal Boullata Recognized for Lifetime of Work Presentation at...

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Arab Americans Honor Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya

Posted on April 11, 2017

ARAB AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOUNDATION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                       April 10, 2017                                                                              Contact: Jennifer Salan, 202-429-9210 / jsalan@aaiusa.org  Arab Americans Honor Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya Presentation to be Made at 2017 Kahlil Gibran Spirit of Humanity Awards...

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AAI Deeply Concerned that Clarion Project is Advocating Hate on The Hill

Posted on March 21, 2017

ARAB AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                       March 21, 2017                                                                                     Contact: Jennifer Salan, 202-429-9210 / jsalan@aaiusa.org  -

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Arab, Muslim, and Jewish Groups: "Gorka Must Go"

Posted on March 16, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / LINK March 16, 2017 Contacts: Scott Simpson, Scott@muslimadvocates.org, 202.735.1984 Jennifer Salan, JSalan@aaiusa.org, 202.429.9210 Elliot Levy, elliot.levy@berlinrosen.com, 202-800-7409   Arab, Muslim and Jewish Groups: “Gorka Must Go” WASHINGTON -- Muslim Advocates, Bend the Arc Jewish Action, and the Arab American Institute issued a joint statement following reports that established anti-Muslim bigot and top advisor to the Trump Administration Sebastian Gorka has taken...

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AAI Welcomes Court Actions on Muslim Ban

Posted on March 16, 2017

Once again, the courts are demonstrating there is a mechanism built into our system that protects our constitutional rights. The decisions of the judges in both Hawaii and Maryland halt the implementation of Trump’s Executive Order banning refugees and immigrants from six Arab and Muslim-majority countries. While the government tried to clean up this discriminatory action, the courts see it for what it is – exactly what President Trump campaigned on and what his staff have been advocating for – a Muslim ban. The actions by the courts yesterday are welcome news to all Americans who believe in...

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President’s Revised Executive Order is Still a “Muslim Ban”

Posted on March 06, 2017

ARAB AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                       March 6, 2017                                                                                     Contact: Jennifer Salan, 202-494-9857 / jsalan@aaiusa.org  Rawan Elbaba, 202-429-9210 / relbaba@aaiusa.org

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