AMP: Grassroots²

Brooklyn, NY

Arab American Association of New York

Vision: AAANY’s mission is to support and empower the Arab Immigrant and Arab American community by providing services to help them adjust to their new home and become active members of society. The aim for AAANY is for families to achieve the ultimate goals of independence, productivity and stability.

Impact: Through adult education, advocacy/ civic engagement, DACA organizing, social services, youth organizing/programming, and mental health services, AAANY serves as a bridge between the Arab community and the greater NYC community, fostering more understanding of Arab culture and immigrant issues.