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).

James Zogby and Faith Leaders Discuss USCIRF Refusal to Address Israel’s Violations of Religious Freedom

Posted on April 26, 2017

ARAB AMERICAN INSTITUTE  For Immediate Release Contact: jsalan@aaiusa.org / 202-429-9210 James Zogby and Faith Leaders Discuss USCIRF Refusal to Address 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), was joined by Father Drew Christiansen of Georgetown’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs; Rev. Aundreia Alexander, Associate General Secretary of the National Council of Churches (NCC) and Wes Granberg-Michaelson, General Secretary...

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Arab Americans Honor Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukayu, Arc of the US, Biden Intiative's Greg Simon, journalist Steve Coll & artist Kamal Boullata

Posted on April 24, 2017

ARAB AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOUNDATION For immediate release Contact: jsalan@aaiusa.org / 202-429-9210 Arab Americans Celebrate Legacy of Kahlil Gibran with Spirit of Humanity Awards 19th Annual Event Honors: Hamdi Ulukaya, The Arc of the U.S., Greg Simon, Steve Coll & Kamal Boullata April 27, 2017 (Washington) – Tonight, the Arab American community will honor the legacy of author and poet Kahlil Gibran during the 19th annual Spirit of Humanity Awards. Through the event, Arab Americans recognize individuals, corporations, organizations and communities whose work, commitment and support make a difference in promoting coexistence...

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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 24, 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 Granberg-Michaelson, General Secretary Emeritus of the Reformed Church in America to discuss...

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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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