Advocacy Day

On September 13th, 2018 the American Relief Coalition for Syria (ARCS) held its second annual Advocacy Event in Washington, DC. Representatives from our member organizations convened on Capitol Hill for a day full of meetings with their representatives, to speak with them about the issues that most impact their humanitarian work for Syrians. Topics of focus in this year advocacy event included the importance of supporting education programs for Syrian children and youth, and the future of the Idlib region.

Submitted by Maddie on Thu, 10/11/2018 - 04:00

On the last day of last January, the Trump administration announced an 18-month extension of the temporary permission that granted some Syrians to stay in the United States.

Gratitude in Action

Submitted by Maddie on Thu, 06/28/2018 - 19:33

"Syrian-Americans across the country are determined to assist the American town that so welcomed a Syrian family and their mission to empower refugees."

New blog post on Syrians giving back in Ellicott City

Submitted by Matthew on Tue, 04/10/2018 - 16:06

Washington, DC. (April 10, 2018) — The American Relief Coalition for Syria (ARCS) condemns Saturday’s chemical attack in Douma, Syria, that killed at least 42 people. The victims’ symptoms, according to ARCS member Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS), indicated that they suffocated from exposure to toxic chemicals. Over 500 people, most of them women and children, were rushed to nearby medical facilities also with symptoms indicative of chemical gas exposure.

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