Arab American Heritage Month 2021

William Paterson University * David & Lorraine Cheng Library * Curriculum Materials Center
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National Arab American Heritage Month celebrates the history, contributions, and culture of Arab Americans. NAAHM was recognized on a national scale in 2019 through a congressional resolution by Representatives Debbie Dingill (D-MI) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI). Arab Americans’ ancestors come from 22 Arab nations located in northern Africa through western Asia and share a common cultural and linguistic heritage.

Teaching resources for lesson Plans in the Pre-K-12 classroom.

These resources can also be helpful for parents and guardians.


Professional Sites

Arab American Heritage Month

Arab American National Museum: For Educators

National Arab Heritage Month

Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 22

Holidays and Activities




Iman’s Homeschool

IQRA CARTOON - Islamic Prophets & Quran Stories

Noor Kids: Inspire Kids to Islam

CMC Resources

Arabs and Muslims: Their culture through Literature

We Exist - Jad Elharake
Have Your Thanked an Inventor Today