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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 and the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) are disappointed by the Office of Management & Budget’s decision to exclude a Middle Eastern or North African (MENA) category

We are excited to announce that our Annual Dinner, ACCESS’ signature event, will take place on April 21, 2018. This year, we celebrate 47 years of serving our communities.

ACCESS, the nation’s largest Arab American community nonprofit, hosted Thursday night its Domestic Violence Awareness and Treatment Program 11th Annual Dinner, themed Turning Struggle into Strength

Ebeid was recipient of ACCESS’ 2008 ‘Making an Impact’ Award and was a member of the Arab American National Museum’s (AANM) National Advisory Board