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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.

Our Team

Board of Directors

Building Trustee Committee

Arabic Teachers

Translation, Interpretion providers & Notary Public

Dr. Souhil Zaim, President

Dounia Rashid,

Altayeb Abdulrahim

Dr. Souhil Zaim

Fouad Atyeh

Khaldoun Boughdadi

Jamal Dajani

Salem Mufareh

Raja Samarah

Current BofD President

Lina Atyeh Dajani


Amal Shibli, 650-315-8241

Monadel Herzallah, 415-571-6427

Rahaf Abuobeid, 773-952-1399

Yousef ( North African dialect )


Notary Public

Yousef 408-3269441

Hesham 415-441-4954

Dr. Souhil Zaim


Duynia Rashid


Raghda Eldessouky


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