New Jersey Voter Registration Forms Now Available in Arabic!

Posted by Guest on July 17, 2019 in Blog
While certain municipalities around the country offer Arabic voter registration forms, New Jersey is the first state in the nation to release them statewide.
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2020 Presidential Race Underway

Four years ago, we were overwhelmed trying to report on 17 Republican presidential candidates. But, damn it, the Democrats will not be outdone here, so they’re running… 26 candidates? Oh, two dropped out already? Oh, that’s really nice. Any chance a dozen more could drop out soon, please? There is one super interesting thing about this election though: Israel’s human rights record is part of the conversation. Last month, the New York Times asked all the Democratic candidates to reflect on Israel’s human rights performance, and the responses ranged from "not bad" to "OMG that’s so...

Meet an Arab American Elections Officer

Posted by Maya Chamra on July 02, 2019 in Blog
The process was simple: Nour applied to be a poll worker online and started training immediately. Poll workers are responsible for preparing voting equipment, checking names and IDs of voters, tabulating results, and providing voters with additional assistance.
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Election Central

Posted by Tess Waggoner on June 27, 2019 in Blog

Tonight is the second installment of back-to-back #DemDebate programming, as contenders for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination will face off in a crowded pool to articulate their visions for the future of our nation under their leadership.  

Like the candidates, we are rolling out new resources and materials as the campaigns get underway to help you keep track of it all. 

We are kicking off debate season with the launch of our 2020 Presidential Candidate Tracker, a tool designed to help inform voters about what statements candidates have made and where they stand on core issues for Arab Americans. 

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2020 Presidential Candidate Profile: Andrew Yang

Posted on June 27, 2019 in 2020 Presidential Candidate Profiles


Andrew Yang is an entrepreneur and the founder of Venture for America. He was formerly a cooperate attorney at Davis Polk & Wardell. After practicing law, he launched several software healthcare startups. Yang became the CEO...

2020 Presidential Candidate Profile: Cory Booker

Posted on June 26, 2019 in 2020 Presidential Candidate Profiles      Biography  Cory Booker is a...

2020 Presidential Candidate Profile: Julian Castro

Posted on June 26, 2019 in 2020 Presidential Candidate Profiles  


Julián Castro served as the Secretary for Housing and Urban Development in the Obama administration. Castro was also the Mayor of his hometown San Antonio, Texas. After law school, Castro worked at an international law firm in D.C....

2020 Presidential Candidate Profile: Jay Inslee

Posted on June 26, 2019 in 2020 Presidential Candidate Profiles


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2020 Presidential Candidate Profile: Amy Klobuchar

Posted on June 26, 2019 in 2020 Presidential Candidate Profiles   Biography

Amy Klobuchar was elected as county attorney for Hennepin County, Minnesota in 1998. In 2006, she became...

2020 Presidential Candidate Profile: Bill de Blasio

Posted on June 26, 2019 in 2020 Presidential Candidate Profiles       Biography

Bill de Blasio has been the Democratic...

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