This year’s Arab American of the Year honorees are the Hon. Ray LaHood, 16th U.S. Secretary of Transportation under President Barack Obama, and Dr. Fawwaz Ulaby, a recipient of the Thomas Edison Medal and professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Grounded in the Arab-American tradition of hospitality, ACCESS has a 43-year history of providing social, health, education and legal services in greater Detroit to empower people to lead healthy, informed and productive lives. Today, ACCESS extends that mission to a national platform through advocacy, arts, culture and philanthropy. Visit ACCESS online at accesscommunity.org.