In the News 2018
July 25, 2018: Day of Visibility Held In Response to Racist Rant in S53
News 12 Brooklyn
July 9, 2018: Bitta Mostofi on Immigration in NYC
July 1, 2018: Thousands Turn Out For “Keep Families Together” March
June 27, 2018: Families React to Supreme Court Upholding of Travel Ban
June 19, 2018: 1 in 4 Women Wearing Hijab Report Being Shoved on NYC Subway
The Bridge BK
April 27, 2018: How Bodega Owners Found Strength in Numbers
NY Daily News
NY City Lens
March 29, 2018: The 2020 Census Will Ask About Citizenship Status - and Immigrants Are Not Happy About it
March 5, 2018: Activists Crush NYPD over Buzzfeed Report
January 26, 2018: A Year After Trump’s Travel Ban, Muslim Advocates Vow to Keep Resisting
January 16, 2018: Bay Ridge Holds March in Solidarity with Immigrants on MLK Jr. Day
October 10, 2017: Sarsour Returning Home to Receive Arab Association Award
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
June 30, 2017 - "Trump travel ban: Who counts as a 'bona fide' relative?"
WE DID IT! Mayor Bill DeBlasio Adds 2 Muslim Holidays to the Public School Calendar
AAANY is present at the Mayor's announcement right in Bay Ridge, as he adds Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr to the public school calendar. AAANY is a member of the Coalition for Muslim School Holidays, and has been organizing for the campaign for a decade.
Vigil for Victims of #ChapelHillShooting
Community members in Bay Ridge attend a vigil for the 3 victims of the Chapel Hill Shooting - Yusar, Deah, and Razan. AAANY gives their deepest condolences for their families and all who are affected by hate crimes.
2014 December 18. REAL TALK: Where is the Solidarity?
Members of the community throughout Bay Ridge came together to talk about real solidarity between Black, Arab, and all communities. There were speaking guests from #blacklivesmatter, Justice League NYC, and Million Hoodies talking about the necessity of solidarity from Ferguson to New York City.
Fall 2014. Immigrant Voter Turnout with NYIC.
This 2014 election season, youth and students knock on the doors in the freezing cold to get out the immigrant vote in Bay Ridge.
2014. August 23. AAANY Mobilizes for Justice for Eric Garner and all victims of police brutality
In Staten Island, AAANY community members and allies mobilized to take a stand against police brutality that took the life of Eric Garner in July 2014.
New York Drops Police Unit that Spied on Muslims, But Will it End Broader Profiling & Surveillance?