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Arab-American philanthropy gets grant to expand its work

July 2, 2014

A Michigan-based philanthropic organization that helps nonprofit groups serving Arab-Americans nationwide has itself received a grant to expand its work.

Take on Hate campaign takes on bias against Muslims

June 30, 2014

The National Network for Arab American Communities, a project of ACCESS, launched a grassroots campaign June 23 to challenge prejudice against and misconceptions of Muslims and Arab Americans.

Gov. Rick Snyder calls Dearborn role model during talk at Arab American museum

June 16, 2014

Speaking Monday at the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn, Gov. Rick Snyder praised the city for how it has handled tensions over the last week, calling it a “good role model for how ... to deal with difficult issues in a constructive fashion.”

Volunteers to tackle projects at Detroit's Clark Park for annual service day

May 17, 2014

Like others across the region, Nicole Hermiz has watched Detroit’s struggles with dismay.

Seeking an opportunity to help boost the city’s image, the 19-year-old University of Michigan student from Troy is joining some 400 area volunteers to clean up today as part of the 10th annual National Arab American Service Day.

Dearborn, Israel at center of breast cancer screening study

May 1, 2014

Dearborn will be at the center of the first-ever comparative study of the factors that may inhibit Arab women in southeast Michigan and in Israel from getting critical breast cancer screening services.