AROC's Blog Posts
On Tuesday, June 26, the Supreme Court announced its decision to uphold the Muslim Ban. This third version of the Ban has been in full effect since December 2017 and is now indefinitely codified into law. The Supreme Court upheld
Arab Community Wins in the Face of Zionist Attacks! May 23, 2018 In a time of increased attacks on Arab and Muslim communities, the San Francisco Bay Area wins major victories against racism. And after three years of organizing, AROC,
May 22nd, 2018 Today, the Alameda County Offices Board of Supervisors recognized May 15, 2018, the 70th year of the Nakba, as Palestine Cultural Day. The people of Palestine–from Gaza, Haifa to Jerusalem– face daily violations of their human rights,
Victory for our community! Ali is out of ICE detention! Our community succeeded on March 13th, 2018 in freeing Ali, a young Yemeni man, from ICE! Ali has been detained for nine months. We packed the courtroom not just once,
Got language skills in Arabic or Vietnamese? Teachers 4 Social Justice, Arab Resource & Organizing Center, Au Co & Vietnamese Youth Development Center are working together to build a pool of multilingual educators who speak either Arabic or Vietnamese fluently
Developing Alternatives to Policing in the Arab & Muslim Community As an organization committed to building, defending and serving our community, we know that law enforcement targets and criminalizes our people and we cannot rely on them for our safety
San Francisco Board of Supervisors Vote to Resist Trump’s Racist Attacks Yesterday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to pass the San Francisco Anti-Registry (“Non-Cooperation with Identity Based Registry”) law, the first ordinance of its kind in the country.