Posts Tagged “Arab American Institute”

Man who threatened AAI President Zogby convicted of hate crimes

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Man who threatened AAI President Zogby convicted of hate crimes

Man who threatened AAI President Zogby convicted of hate crimes Defendant Convicted for Targeting of AAI President James Zogby and AAI Staff in Federal Hate Crime Trial. William Patrick Syring was convicted following a Federal Trial on 14 counts including seven Federal Hate Crime charges From May 3 to May 7, 2019, current and former employees…

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Shalala and other Congress members introduce Arab Heritage Month bill

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Shalala and other Congress members introduce Arab Heritage Month bill

Shalala and other Congress members introduce Arab Heritage Month bill The Arab American Institute congratulated Congresswoman Donna Shalala and other members of Congress for introducing legislation to recognize April as Arab American Heritage month. Resolutions have been approved in two dozens states including a law passed in Illinois to recognize April as Arab American Heritage…

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Danny Glover will present AAI Lifetime Achievement Award

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Danny Glover will present AAI Lifetime Achievement Award

Danny Glover will present AAI Lifetime Achievement Award Famed actor, producer, humanitarian and lifelong activist Danny Glover will present the Award for Lifetime Achievement to former Mayor Gus Newport at the Kahlil Gibran Spirit of Humanity Awards Gala on May 2, 2019. Mr. Glover graced the silver screen in classic films including “Places in the Heart,” “The Color…

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Hate Crimes Continue to Surge in America

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Hate Crimes Continue to Surge in America

Hate Crimes Continue to Surge in America Underreporting Remains Significant Problem in FBI’s Annual Statistics The Arab American Institute expressed concern and disappointment with the release of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) 2017 hate crime statistics. As expected, hate crime surged yet again in 2017. However, the data contained some glaring omissions, including three…

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New law requires airlines to provide non-discrimination training

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New law requires airlines to provide non-discrimination training

New law requires airlines to provide non-discrimination training The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018 was signed into law on Friday, October 5, 2018. The bill includes section 407, titled “Training policies regarding racial, ethnic, and religious nondiscrimination,” which outlines requirements for improving air carriers’ nondiscrimination policies and practices. The Arab American Institute (AAI), which…

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US Embassy setback for peace Jewish, Arab peace groups argue

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US Embassy setback for peace Jewish, Arab peace groups argue

US Embassy setback for peace Jewish, Arab peace groups argue Shalom Achshav and APN: New US Embassy in Jerusalem is a Setback for Peace. And, Arab American Institute Omar Baddar analyzes move Washington, DC – Israel’s pre-eminent peace movement Shalom Achshav (Peace Now) and its American sister-organization Americans for Peace Now are alarmed by the negative…

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