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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.


ACCESS is providing bilingual COVID-related resources from CDC, federal and state governments, in addition to ACCESS-translated resources

Three Detroit-area organizations have reopened drive-through coronavirus testing for symptomatic first responders and health care workers after briefly pausing to adjust staffing in the wake of Gov

Per Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order yesterday, ACCESS will be shifting the majority of its business operations and service delivery to a remote model.

Our communities have a lot to lose if they are not counted in 2020.