Organization and purpose
Section 1. The official name of this organization shall be the “ARAB CULTURAL AND COMMUNITY CENTER” (the “ACCC”).
Section 2. The ACCC is a non-profit, non-sectarian, charitable and educational corporation that provides community services. Its mission is to preserve, promote and strengthen Arab culture and the community through art, education and culturally relevant social services in the San Francisco Bay Area. In accordance with its purpose and goals, the ACCC considers itself, and is intended to be qualified as a tax-exempt, non-profit corporation under the laws of the State of California and under the Internal Revenue laws of the United States of America.
Section 3. The ACCC shall be headquartered at 2 Plaza Avenue, in the City and County of San Francisco, California. The ACCC shall be open to all members of the community who appreciate or have an interest in learning about the Arab Culture and promote the well being of the Arab American Community.
Section 4. The fiscal year of the ACCC shall begin on July 1st and shall end on June 30th of each year.
Section 5. Notwithstanding section 2 of this document, the ACCC shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.
Board of Directors
Building Trustee Committee
Translation, Interpretion providers & Notary Public
Dr. Souhil Zaim, President
Raghda Eldessouky, Secretary
Altayeb Abdulrahim, Ex Officious
Hon. Kamel Ayoub
Current BofD President
Amal Shibli, 650-315-8241
Monadel Herzallah, 415-571-6427
Rahaf Abuobeid, 773-952-1399
Yousef ( North African dialect )
Dr. Souhil Zaim