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Community Stories

The Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS) has nearly 100 programs that strive to assist, improve and empower people in the community locally and nationally. These stories highlight ACCESS programs in the community and across the country, as well as clients who are positively impacted by the organization. Nonprofit groups and media outlets are welcome to reprint these stories with attribution and/or to link to these pages. If you have questions, please contact the ACCESS Communications Department at 313-842-5128.


As we kick off National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month this March, there has never been a better time to ask your doctor if it is time to begin regular colorectal cancer screenings.

It is our distinct honor to announce that this year’s prestigiousArab American of the Year award will be presented at the ACCESS 45th Annual Dinner to distinguished international advocates and phi

In the wake of rising fear, hate and discrimination faced by Muslim and Arab Americans, ACCESS and our Campaign to TAKE ON HATE decided  that the time had come to share how people across the count

Because we believe strongly that everyone has the right to clean water, ACCESS and TAKE ON HATE staff and volunteers traveled to Flint on Saturday, February 13, to assist in ongoing relief efforts

ACCESS would like to extend its warmest thanks to Verizon Wireless for their contribution of $10,000 to our Domestic Violence Awareness and Treatment program.