WASHINGTON, DC (March 31, 2023) Today, the President of the United States, Joe Biden, recognized National Arab American Heritage Month (NAAHM) for the month of April 2022.
"This month, we join together to celebrate the immeasurable contributions of Arab Americans to our Nation and recommit ourselves to the tireless work of making sure that all people have the opportunity to achieve the American Dream, ” said Biden.
He also stated, “Today, the achievements of Arab Americans are reflected in the arts and sciences; in businesses and faith communities; in classrooms and hospitals; and in police stations, firehouses, and every branch of the military. Arab Americans are also proudly serving throughout my Administration, bringing a diversity of expertise that helps make this country stronger, more prosperous, and more just.”
In centuries, Arab Americans have embraced working hard, giving back, and cultivating friendship and community, helping shape our Nation’s history and build our future,”
Warren David, president of Arab America and co-founder of the Arab America Foundation said, “President Biden’s proclamation designating April 2023 as National Arab American Heritage Month is a historic moment and a tribute to the contributions of Arab Americans, who have been an integral part of this nation for almost 150 years. David further expressed his delight in seeing, “Arab Americans being officially recognized for their contributions, and thanked the administration for honoring the community with this tribute.”
“We are grateful for President Biden’s remarks, recognizing Arab Americans for the contributions they have made to every aspect of American society,” said Warren David, president of Arab America and co-founder of the Arab America Foundation.
A copy of President Biden’s Proclamation is here: