Category: EDUCATION

Dearborn’s Ali Charafeddine Shares Success Mindset and Promotes Knowledge through Acez Top Ten Takeaways

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94W0F9T0PQ4 Ali Charafeddine is a young Arab-American Entrepreneur, currently a Senior Director of Banking at Quicken Loans, and the founder and CEO of Acez Media.  Ali started his entrepreneurial career sponsoring events during his Highschool years (Fordson High School).  He then grew a distribution business with his brothers into a $1.4 million company. He represents ...

Kamelya Youssef, the Authentic Arab American Ecopoet Activist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4biiuhbW6M “People usually comment that your name is also a flower or that you’re named after it or it after you.” With these words Kamelya Youssef once started her poem Xylem Kamelya Youssef is a Detroit-based poet, organizer, graduate student, and teacher. She is a member of the Z Collective and a board member of ...

Hadi Eldebek on Why Must Artists Be Poor? and Grantpa

https://www.ted.com/talks/hadi_eldebek_how_artists_contribute_to_the_economy_and_how_we_can_support_them?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare The arts bring meaning to our lives and spirit to our culture -- so why do we expect artists to struggle to make a living? Hadi Eldebek is working to create a society where artists are valued through an online platform that matches artists with grants and funding opportunities -- so they can focus ...

Dearborn Open Mic – Mr. Yousef Alqamoussi Reciting “Crazy” and “Hegdar”

Dearborn Open Mic is organized by Dearborn Blog and usually hosted by the Arab American Museum. We thank Adonis Restuarant for hosting this episode of the Dearborn Open Mic. Wissam Charafeddine, founder of Dearborn Open Mic and Dearborn Blog, introduced Yousef with the following: Yousef is the author of numerous collections of poetry, short stories, ...

THIS WEEK: “God, Evil and Suffering” – Friday, March 9 at UFM

EVENT: Mini conference - "God, Evil and Suffering" DATE: Friday, March 9 TIME: 11:00 a.m.-3:45 p.m. LOCATION: 1030 CB Dr. Bruce Russell (Wayne State University) - "From Evil to Atheism via Inference to the Best Explanation" The problem of evil is the problem of how an all-knowing, all-powerful, wholly good God could allow the existence ...

A Call to Preserve Arabic Language Among Arab Americans – Poem by Ambassador Dr. Ali Ajami

A Call to Preserve Arabic Language Among Arab Americans - Poem by Ambassador Dr. Ali Ajami in the Dearborn Open Mic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAM1zAC2R0w

Dearborn Timeline

June 12, 1928 – Voters in Dearborn, Fordson and part of Dearborn Township vote to consolidate into today’s City of Dearborn. January 9, 1929 – Clyde Ford elected as first mayor of Dearborn. 1929 – Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village opens. July 1, 1931 – Dearborn Inn opens as one of the first airport ...