The violent attack against the LGBT community at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fl. on June 12, 2016, was a terrible tragedy, fueled by hate and homophobia, that took away the lives of 49 innocent people and altered the future forever for the 53 innocent people who were injured. We must stand against crimes of hate, targeted toward any community, and commit ourselves to creating a world where all people can live without the fear that they will be targeted for their sexual orientation, gender, faith, or race.Read more
We'd love to have you join us for part two of our Race Identity Series! This series—our latest project held in cooperation with the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative—provides introductory-level, interactive workshops to explore how to uproot racism and foster multi-racial alliances.Read more
Heavyweight and civil rights champion Muhammad Ali spoke to the nation after 9/11 against Islamophobia. He has always been on the right side of history, advocating for the rights of marginalized communities and always speaking the truth. He used his greatness to serve his community, putting his life on the line to challenge injustice. He set a good example in all areas of his life, both public and private. We have lost a true legend and an American icon. May he rest in peace.
We're proud to announce that the City of Bell, Calif. has become a TAKE ON HATE city!
City council members passed a resolution on May 26, 2016, to endorse TAKE ON HATE, which is led by the National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC), an ACCESS Institution. City officials publicly stated that they are committed to stopping hate crimes and discrimination and speaking up as public servants when someone is being targeted based solely on faith, ethnicity, or background.Read more