The program has over 3000 families registered to participate in this much needed nutritional food program.
Every second and fourth Tuesday of the month ACC distributes nearly 30,000 pounds of food for those in need.
AAFS is also committed to reducing abuse and increasing community awareness of domestic violence.
AAFS, a bilingual/bicultural agency, empowers Arab and Muslim women by providing services which reflect their values and culture and being an advocate on the issues that make a difference in their lives.
The Motor City and its surrounding suburbs house the largest population of Arab Americans in the U.
S., but Detroit’s Arab residents rarely show up on the big screen.
We believe in the strength of women and families we serve.
As an Arab American with a background in media criticism, I often feel like a broken record, calling out the endless stereotypes of Arabs in U. When I find them, I exclaim, “ deserves such a shout-out. Assi), who gives up his dream of going to college in California after his immigrant father Ibrahim (Akram El-Ahmar) gets murdered on the job at the family business—a 24-hour gas station and mini-mart in the rough neighborhood East Detroit.
Arab American Family Services is a leading organization for eliminating domestic violence among the Arab and Muslim communities throughout Illinois.
Arab tribes, most notably the Ghassanids and Lakhmids, begin to appear in the southern Syrian Desert from the mid 3rd century CE onward, during the mid to later stages of the Roman and Sasanian empires.
Today, "Arab" refers to a large number of people whose native regions form the Arab world due to the spread of Arabs and the Arabic language throughout the region during the early Muslim conquests of the 7th and 8th centuries and the subsequent Arabisation of indigenous populations.
When the beautiful Najlah (Nada Shouhayib) appears, Sami finds renewed hope for an escape, but traditional dating rituals make their love seemingly impossible.
Woven throughout are themes that few films address, such as relations between African Americans and Arabs as well as tensions within the Arab community.