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The leadership, board and staff at ACCESS join in mourning the loss of American entertainment icon and proud Arab American Casey Kasem, who died Sunday in a Washington State hospital following a long illness. He was 82.

The National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC), a project of ACCESS, in partnership with the Clark Park Coalition, Healthy Detroit and Wayne State AmeriCorps Urban Safety Project, on Saturday led over 400 Detroit-area residents in volunteer service activities at southwest Detroit’s Clark Park for the 10th Annual National Arab American Service Day.

Dr. Adnan Hammad will retire from ACCESS on June 1 after leading the CHRC for the past 20 years.

Longtime ACCESS supporter, businessman and philanthropist Russell J. Ebeid made a landmark announcement during the ACCESS 43rd Annual Dinner at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center on April 12, sharing his decision to make a $2 million legacy gift to the Arab American National Museum (AANM).

ACCESS, the largest Arab American nonprofit human services agency in the United States, condemns the murder of three people in a shooting attack at U.S. Jewish institutions in Overland Park, Kan. that took place on Sunday, April 13.