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Basem and Muna Hishmeh: Arab Americans of the Year

CAAP and ACCESS are incredibly pleased and proud to announce that this year’s prestigious Arab American of the Year award will be presented to distinguished international advocates and philanthropists Basem and Muna Hishmeh at ACCESS’s 48th Annual Dinner on Thursday, March 28, 2019. Basem and Muna’s extraordinary commitment to numerous worthy causes has helped them uplift the voices of countless individuals…

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Congratulations to the 2018 Adawia Alousi Scholars!

The Center for Arab American Philanthropy would like to congratulate our 2018 Adawia Alousi Scholars! Representing colleges throughout the country, the women who make up this exceptional sisterhood are increasing the visibility of Muslim females in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. In addition to the jobs and extracurriculars these women are already…

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Fatima Taj reflects on three years as a teen philanthropist

Fatima Taj is nothing short of a rising star in Dearborn, MI. The recent high school graduate has already made a name for herself through prolific involvement in her community. As president of her high school’s Art Club, she worked with her fellow peers to beautify their learning environment by doing such projects as painting…

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