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Celebrating Diversity: National Arab American Heritage Month

Use this guide as a starting point to learn more about some of the diverse cultures and people found in the United States.


In April 2021 the U.S. Department of State officially recognized April as National Arab American Heritage Month (NAAHM). Later that month President Biden also recognized NAAHM in a letter to  the Arab America Foundation. However, a bill to officially recognize April as NAAHM has yet to be passed.


For more information including student organizations and campus resources, consult the Diversity & Inclusion Guide.

Recommended eBooks

Print Books

Notable Arab Americans


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