Posted on November 05, 2015 in Countdown
Posted on November 04, 2015 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
This week's guest is Maya Berry, Executive Director of the Arab American Institute. In 1996 she established AAI’s first Government Relations department, which she led for 5 years before becoming Legislative Director for House Minority Whip David Bonior, where she developed policies on international relations, human rights, trade, and immigration. Berry started her career in public service working for ACCESS, the nation's oldest and largest Arab American human services non-profit. Berry is also the founder of MidAmr Group, a private consulting firm dedicated...Read more
Posted by Kristin Mccarthy on October 30, 2015 in Blog
Posted on October 29, 2015 in Countdown
Posted on October 29, 2015 in Washington Watch
Posted by Kristin Mccarthy on October 28, 2015 in Blog
AAI’s National Leadership Conference was pleased to have Amy Dacey offer remarks highlighting the Democratic National Committee’s inclusivity and stance on issues that matter to the Arab American community. Ms. Dacey’s remarks can be watched in full below. Amy Dacey is the CEO of the Democratic National Committee. Dacey began her career at the National Foundation of Women Legislators. During the 2000 election cycle she was the Deputy Political Director of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. She then served as the Deputy Political Director on the Democratic Senatorial Committee for the 2002 election cycle; the National Political Director of...Read more
Posted by Rawan Elbaba on October 23, 2015 in Blog
Posted on October 19, 2015 in Washington Watch
Posted by Kristin Mccarthy on October 16, 2015 in Blog
The Arab American Institute will convene a 3-day summit in Dearborn, Michigan October 23-25 bringing together Arab American leaders from across the country. This quadrennial summit is held ahead of Presidential election years to provide a forum for presidential candidates to address and hear from the Arab American community, and for our community’s leaders to outline the Arab American platform.
In the iconic cultural center of the Arab American community, organizers, political activists, students, policy experts, and academic leaders will meet to advance the national dialogue on the domestic and foreign policy priorities particularly affecting Arab Americans.
Over the course...Read more