Posted by Guest on June 16, 2017 in Blog
By Kai Wiggins
Washington, DC is a city full of policy wonks and amateur meteorologists. The average conversation here vacillates between some recent development in national politics or the fact that it is hot, and will continue to be hot, in our nation’s capital. And while talking politics might prove contentious, the DC summer weather is a nonpartisan issue.
As someone unsure about the road ahead, I find comfort in the inevitable swelter. I say this as a person who has never dealt well with heat, but...Read more
Posted by Guest on February 16, 2017 in Blog
By Samantha Leathley Individual acts of charity and excellence are what truly lead to lasting change. Helen Abbott, a humanitarian and philanthropist who arrived in Florida’s Fort Pierce Lincoln Park Community in 1989 is a moving example of this truth. Florida is rarely highlighted in Americans’ perceptions as a nexus of racial injustice. However, as the state’s status as a tourist destination grew following the Civil War, housing segregation targeting African Americans was rigorously enforced, as a key component of larger efforts to...Read more
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Posted on June 22, 2010 in Arab American Institute
AAI and the AAI Foundation create and promote opportunities for members and students around the country. Whether you want to get more involved in your community, in politics, or in AAI, or even if you’re looking for ways to help further and advance your education, you’ve come to the right place.
AAIF offers the only comprehensive list of scholarships available to Arab American students, as well as information on study-abroad programs. Visit the following pages to learn more about AAIF’s summer internship program, our Student Network, and Arab American Service Day, and more. Student Resources
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Posted on May 19, 2010 in Arab American Institute
Arab American Service Day is held each year during AmeriCorps Week in communities accross America. This annual day of service is organized by Arab American organizations and Arab American Resource Corps members and benefits from the participation of both Arab Americans and Americans of other ethnicities. Whether they are building houses, cleaning parks or organizing health fairs, these service days highlight the commitment of Arab Americans to their communities at large, and focus on the importance of giving back as an essential part of being an American today.
On May 15, 2010, Arab Americans from the DC metro area joined...Read more
Posted on December 08, 2009 in Arab American Institute
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