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White House Proclamation Recognizing National Arab American Heritage Month--April 2024

posted on: Mar 31, 2024


WASHINGTON DC (March 29, 2023) Today, the president of the United States issued a proclamation recognizing National Arab American Heritage Month (NAAHM) for April 2024.

A copy of the proclamation can be found here:

About National Arab American Heritage Month

Across the country, cultural institutions, school districts, municipalities, state legislatures, public servants, and non-profit organizations issue proclamations and engage in special events commemorating our community’s rich heritage and numerous contributions to society.

April 18th Event in Washington, DC

On Thursday, April 18th, the Arab America Foundation will present its annual National Arab American Heritage Month Commemoration at the UDC Theater for the Arts at the University of the District of Columbia, this year paying tribute to the rich heritage and identity of the Palestinian people. Performers include from New York, Palestinian actress and comedian Maysoon Zayid, the first Arab American woman comedian in the U.S.; Arab American and Palestinian classic vocalist Mona Miari, who will perform with the New York Arabic Orchestra (Takht) Ensemble; and from Qatar, Palestinian poet, Dana Dajani who theatricality performs her original poetry pieces while addressing various themes of social justice. Last, we’ll be graced by the Palestinian Mawawil performer from Los Angeles, Mahmoud Alsaqer, and the Palestinian Folkloric Dance Troupe, Faris El-Layl. For more information, Click Here.

About the Arab America Foundation

The Arab America Foundation ( is a non-profit educational and cultural organization that promotes Arab heritage in the U.S., educates Americans about Arab heritage and identity, and connects and empowers Arab Americans.

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