Nation’s Largest Arab-American Nonprofit Community Celebrates 50 Years of Community Building – Press & Guide
ACCESS invites everyone to its 50th anniversary gala at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center on November 17.
Bringing together community members, stakeholders and key local, state and national leaders as we celebrate five decades of community building.
As the most comprehensive Arab-American community nonprofit organization in the United States, ACCESS currently provides more than one million annual services in 120 program areas, including economic and workforce development. work, physical and behavioral health, youth development and education and social services. ACCESS is also home to three highly esteemed national institutions focused on philanthropy, the arts, and advocacy: the Arab American National Museum (AANM), the Center for Arab American Philanthropy (CAAP), and the National Network of Arab American Communities ( NNAAC).
“We started as a volunteer-run effort to meet the unique needs of a growing immigrant population, working out of a small storefront in south Dearborn,” said Maha Freij, president and CEO of ACCESS. “Today, more than 50 years later, ACCESS is the leading Arab-American nonprofit community. This incredible journey would not be possible without our talented and dedicated staff and trustees, our compassionate donors and community, our dedicated partners, and those we commit to serve every day.
Guy Manoukian, a world-renowned musician, composer and pianist whose shows have sold out around the world, will be on hand for a special gala concert.
To purchase tickets or learn more about sponsorship opportunities, contact Miyan Sobh at [email protected] or visit www.bit.ly/access50gala.