Multi-Country Intiatives

AIC supports several programs that include participants from multiple countries including:

I have a Dream PosterThe Dream Deferred Essay Contest

Inspired by Langston Hughes poem What Happens To A Dream Deferred? this contest features youth writings on civil rights in the Middle East. Selected essays from the contest were recently compiled into the Arab Spring Dreams anthology edited by AIC’s Nasser Weddady and activist Sohrab Ahmari.

 

eye-to-heart 2012The Eye to Heart Film Contest

The Eye to Heart Film Contest invites aspiring filmmakers to explore positive human values and advance social change. Submissions hope to inspire other young thinkers to embrace film as a way to explore positive values like humility, entrepreneurship, diligence, future-mindedness. Outstanding films are featured at international film festivals in the Middle East.

 

Tune in 3The Online Activism Institute

AIC’s Online Activism Institute (OAI) is designed help young Middle Easterners enhance their leadership and advocacy skills. The Institute offers free courses on social entrepreneurship, activism, and positive leadership. The Institute also offers materials celebrating individual rights and spotlights activists who have made in impact.

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AIC’s Executive Director, Zainab Al-Suwaij, interviewed by the USA Today

The USA Today recently interviewed AIC’s Executive Director, Zainab Al-Suwaij, about Project Nur and the students’ effort to educate communities about the Syrian conflict. Click here to read the full article.

02/10/2014 | News

UICSPH Project Summary: U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations praises program’s “proven results”

The University of Illinois at Chicago’s School of Public Health posted a summary abstract of AIC’s Ambassadors for Peace Project in Iraq, which wrapped up in December 2013. It highlights […]

12/15/2013 | News

American Islamic Congress Announces Fourth Annual Benefit: Light Up The Night

BOSTON, December 4— On the heels of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the U.N. Human Rights Day, the Cultural Center at the The American Islamic Congress (AIC) will […]

12/3/2013 | News | Press Releases
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