The Arab American Action Network (AAAN) strives to strengthen the Arab community in the Chicago area by building its capacity to be an active agent for positive social change. As a grassroots nonprofit, our strategies include community organizing, advocacy, education, providing social services, leadership development, cultural outreach and forging productive relationships with other communities.
The Vision Statement of Arab American Family Services is a nonprofit organization that provides accessible and effective social services to communities in the Chicagoland area. AAFS is committed to empowering, educating, and supporting individuals, families, and organizations to foster and enhance economic well-being of Arab Americans.
The Iraqi Mutual Aid Society fosters the well-being and self-sufficiency of Iraqi refugees and all Middle Eastern immigrants in the United States through easing their transition to life in America. IMAS also forges connections between Iraqi and American society and facilities the preservation and exchange of Iraqi culture.
The Muslim Women Resource Center’s mission is to assist immigrant and refugee Muslim women and their families in overcoming cultural and language barriers, while empowering them with the appropriate occupational skills for them to become self-sufficient and ready to enter the job market.
Syrian Community Network is a 501(c)3 refugee and immigrant support organization that builds community and serves families by addressing their evolving needs. SCN envisions a United States that is welcoming to all immigrants and refugees. We define this as a United States that unapologetically advocates for the safety, autonomy, and agency of all —- extending to the most marginalized in our communities.