#NAAPWorld Week-in-Review! Celebrating Mothers, Commemorating #NakbaDay & National Service Day!

Posted May 19, 2014 by NAAP

We started the week by celebrating Mothers Day. We marked 66 years of dispossession and the destruction of Palestinian society – the Nakba (“catastrophe”) & for Arab-American Service Day we hosted 9 locations across the network!

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#NAAPWorld Week-in-Review! Cultural Celebration in Boston, Prepping for Service Day!

Posted May 13, 2014 by NAAP

In the week before National Arab-American Service Day we learned from Khalil Gibran what the smallest act of kindness is worth. In Boston we co-sponsored the Cultural Spring Fling Open House and also took a deeper look into the history and styles of Arabic Calligraphy!

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#NAAPWorld Week-in-Review! The #MsWalk & #WalkforHunger, celebrating May Day & NAAP turns 13!

Posted May 5, 2014 by NAAP

13 years ago this week, a handful of DC Arab-Americans held our 1st event – my how we’ve grown since then! This week members walked for a cure in NY, and for hunger in Boston – we commemorated the contributions of labor on May day and ended with one of our leaders, Linda Sarsour, highlighted 31 Arab-Americans who have had an impact on America!

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#NAAPWorld Week-in-Review! Palestine Film Festival, Hiking in SD & Acceptable Bigotry at the 9/11 Museum

Posted April 27, 2014 by NAAP

A week filled with nourishment for the mind, body & soul – Easter celebration, support for Palestinian film in Chicago, remembering #BostonStrong, hiking in San Diego and a look back at ageless Iraq! Furthermore, we joined community groups in calling for the 9/11 Museum to edit an 'insufficiently vetted' film which was found to be both confusing and possibly inflammatory by the Museums own interfaith religious advisory board.

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Muslim, Arab-American Groups Call on 9/11 Museum to Edit 'Insufficiently Vetted' Film

Posted April 24, 2014 by NAAP

Muslim, Arab-American Groups Call on 9/11 Museum to Edit 'Insufficiently Vetted' Film

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#NAAPWorld Week-in-Review! Chicago Member Spotlight, Community win in NYC, Philanthropic challenge in Michigan

Posted April 20, 2014 by NAAP

A great week of news across the network: A member spotlight from Chicago, a step in the right direction in NYC against unwarranted community surveillance, a philanthropic challenge to Arab-Americans, life outside the “census” box, and a glimpse into med school in the 19th century.

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#NAAPWorld Week-in-Review! Syria Children’s Benefit, Zogby Discussion, Wharton MENA Conference & Walking for Water!

Posted April 13, 2014 by NAAP

On Monday in NY, we sponsored an important Syria Children’s benefit & listened to stories from a medical mission in Jordan. In Toledo, we hosted a discussion with AAI president Jim Zogby to discuss national issues facing Arab-Americans and closed the weekend strong with our national partnership with the Wharton MENA Conference, while Walking for Water with IR USA in NJ!

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#NAAPWorld Week-in-Review! Land day, 30s Life Lessons & Startup Rising!

Posted April 6, 2014 by NAAP

The week started with commemorating Land Day (Yom Al-Ard). We then learned 10 life lessons to excel in our 30s and about the entrepreneurial revolution remaking the #ArabWorld, followed by a little inspiration from artist Syria.

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This Week in #NAAPWorld. 3/23/2014- 3/29/2014

Posted March 30, 2014 by NAAP

It was a busy week across #NAAPWorld with events held in San Diego, Toledo & DC and our friends at NNAAC launched the #TakeOnHate Campaign to confront anti-Arab/Muslim bigotry in America.

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This Week in #NAAPWorld. 3/16/2014- 3/22/2014

Posted March 23, 2014 by NAAP

This week started with #MarchMadness, and ended with a swell of community pressure against the "acceptable bigotry" of #AliceInArabia. But the highlight of the week was celebrating the people who brought us into the world and the best day of all - 3araby Mother's Day!

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