Posted by Tess Waggoner on May 03, 2019 in Blog
Leadership, Poetry, Friendship, and the Pursuit of Justice Echo at AAIF’s Kahlil Gibran Spirit of Humanity Awards The Arab American Institute Foundation celebrated the Spirit of Humanity, offering the promise of hope in the face of darkness in recognizing Gus Newport, Lyse Doucet, RAICES, Emel Mathlouthi and the late Miriam Zayed at the 21st annual Kahlil Gibran Spirit of Humanity Awards on May 2, 2019. The gala brought together dignitaries, distinguished guests, community leaders, organizations and individuals to celebrate the enormous contributions of this year’s awardees to our common future, and to promote inclusion and social justice.
Posted by Omar Baddar on April 17, 2019 in Blog
You are cordially invited to attend the 21th annual Kahlil Gibran Spirit of Humanity Awards Thursday, May 2, 2019Omni Shoreham2500 Calvert St. NW
Washington, D.C.5:30 Reception
6:30 GalaBlack Tie Awardees
About the Awards
The Arab American Institute Foundation is proud to present its twenty-first annual Kahlil Gibran Spirit of Humanity Awards on Thursday, May...Read more
Posted by Tess Waggoner on April 10, 2019 in Blog
Today, AAI joins a diverse coalition of nearly 400 civil rights, faith, national security and community organizations in announcing their support for the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act (“NO BAN Act”), a historic civil rights bill that would essentially end the Muslim, Refugee and Asylum Bans and prevent discrimination based on faith or national origin in immigration. Senator Coons speaks in the Senate Swamp at the introduction of the NO BAN Act on April 10,...Read more
Posted on March 20, 2019 in 2019 Gibran Gala Awardees
We are proud to recognize RAICES' tremendous commitment to community and social justice, as represented by their decades of work supporting immigrants, asylum seekers, migrants, and refugees.
Posted on February 22, 2019 in 2019 Gibran Gala Awardees
The Arab American Institute Foundation is delighted to announce that Tunisian singer-songwriter Emel Mathlouthi will perform and receive a Special Recognition Award at the 2019 Kahlil Gibran Spirit of Humanity Awards on May 2, 2019.
Posted on January 24, 2019 in Kahlil Gibran Awards Gala
Join us on May 2, 2019 for the 21st annual Kahlil Gibran Spirit of Humanity Awards Gala.