(Image of DRUM in NY) Few organizations in the US are engaged in progressive political base building in Arab and South Asian communities. The Arab Resource and Organizing Center (SF), Arab American Action Network (Chicago), and Desis Rising Up and
After years of hard work, AYO (Arab Youth Organization) has printed and released their report entitled: “TURATH: Teaching, Understanding, and Representing Arabs Throughout History”.
The TURATH Report (1) documents the findings of a survey conducted among 350 high school students
SAVE THE DATE!
Youth Leadership Institute Summer Program
AROC in collaboration with ACCC and Alef B, is proud to present: a summerYouth Leadership Institute
happening Monday July 9th – Saturday July 14th!
Yesterday, the Mayor signed into law the Safe San Francisco Civil Rights Ordinance which was unanimously passed by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, May 8th, 2012. It was only after strong community pressure through advocacy, testimonies, meetings, and rallies,
Militarism abroad and a growing police state internal to the US have been fueled by an increasingly an anti-immigrant, Islamophobic, and racist climate domestically. This has resulted in increasingly repressive laws policing immigrant communities, militarization of the border, the swelling
AROC participated in the sixth annual Immigrant Family Day in San Francisco on April 17th. This day was a huge success, bringing together members and clients of the 13 member agencies of the SF Immigrant Legal and Education Network. Five
Today, new legislation was introduced by Supervisor Jane Kim at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors that is the result of a compromise between community advocates and the Mayor’s office on the issue of San Francisco Police Department’s (SFPD) engagement
Friday, March 30th, hundreds of community members rallied and prayed in Civic Center Plaza to tell Mayor Ed Lee to support the Safe San Francisco Civil Rights. Despite repeated requests to listen to community needs, Mayor Lee has not yet
The Asian Law Caucus, CAIR, Arab Resource and Organizing Center, Black Alliance for Just Immigration, and 80 other organizations in the Bay Area are co-sponsoring an Ordinance that will protect our civil liberties. Join us for a rally Friday 3/30/2012
Community members and advocates gathered yesterday to urge Mayor Lee to get behind the Safe SF Civil Rights Ordinance. This Ordinance has been endorsed by over 80 organizations and hundreds (if not thousands) of San Francisco residents. Mayor Lee himself