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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.


Kamal Al-Shalby

Medical Student |Wayne State University

Nov. 15 is National Philanthropy Day – a celebration of giving back, doing good for the sake of others and letting your love of humanity shine for all to see.

Arab American community icon, trailblazer, longtime friend of ACCESS passes away at 95

Among the many reasons to attend The Arab American Summit this November is the chance to mingle and dine with distinguished leaders and trailblazers at the Change Makers Dinner on Saturday