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The events listed below are not necessarily endorsed or sponsored by Arab Voices. Listing them on this site is a service to the community to be aware of activities and events in the Greater Houston Area. To include an event on this calendar, send e-mail to info@arabvoices.net.
 
 
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Last updated: May 18, 2024

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May 17-19, 2024 - Houston Palestine Film Festival
  
Date: May 17-19, 2024
Location: Rice University
 
Friday, May 17 - 7:00 PM "BYE BYE TIBERIAS"
 
Saturday, May 18 - 12:00 PM "THE THREE PROMISES"
 
Saturday May 18 - 7:00 PM "THE TEACHER"
 
Saturday, May 18 - 3:00 PM "INSHALLAH A BOY"
 
Sunday, May 19 - 3:00 PM "A HOUSE IN JERUSALEM"
 
Sunday, May 19 - 7:00 PM "LYD"
  
For more information: https://www.hpff.org/
 
 

 
 
May 19, 2024 - Texas Statewide Protest
  
In commemoration of Nakba Day, people from across Texas will be convening at the State Capitol to demand an end to the ongoing genocide in Gaza, and declare that we will resist until return.
 
We will unite across all fronts and assert that we stand in solidarity with the student intifada as they continue the encampment movement despite dealing with violent state repression.
 
We stand firm in our demands - an end to the siege on Gaza, an immediate and permanent ceasefire, the release of all political prisoners, and an end to state and federal funding of the Zionist entity through our tax dollars.
 
Busses will be arranged from Houston, Dallas, and other cities.
 
Date: May 19, 2024
Time: 1 pm
Location: State Capitol, 1100 Congress Ave., Austin, Texas 78701
    
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May 19, 2024 - Hand Off Rafah
  
 
Date: May 19, 2024
Time: 3-6 pm
Location: CORNER OF ELCAMINO AND NASA RD1, Clear Lake, Texas
    
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July 30 (deadline), 2024 - ALCC Scholarship Program for the year 2024/2025
   
We are pleased to announce that the American Lebanese Cultural Center (ALCC) is now accepting applications for the ALCC Scholarship Program for the year 2024/2025. The Board of Directors has approved eight scholarships, each valued at $2,500.00 to support eligible college or university bound students.
 
The goal of the ALCC Scholarship Program is to recognize and assist students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievements and a strong commitment to community service. Our aim is to alleviate some of the financial burdens by providing financial assistance towards college or university costs.
 
Completed applications must be emailed by July 30, 2024, to be considered for the scholarship program. The ALCC Academic Scholarship Committee (ASC) will make its decision based on the merits of the applications. Therefore, the identities of all eligible applicants will be redacted, until after their adjudication. The ASC will announce the winning recipients during the week of August 11, 2024.
 
To apply for the ALCC Scholarship Program and for further information, please visit https://alcchouston.org/scholarship/. We encourage all eligible students to take advantage of this opportunity and submit their applications before the deadline.
 
Should you have any inquiries, or require assistance regarding the scholarship application process, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@alcchouston.org.
 
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September 28, 2024 - Center for Arab American Philanthropy 6th Annual Threads of Giving Gala
  
An annual celebration of Arab American Giving
 
We will be honoring our awardees at this year's sixth annual Threads of Giving Gala, taking place on September 28, 2024, in Houston, Texas.
 
Date: September 28, 2024
Time: 6pm
Location: Junior League of Houston, 1811 Briar Oaks Ln., Houston 77027
 
Registration will open soon.
 
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