HISD recognizing April as National Arab American Heritage Month

For the month of April, the Houston Independent School District is celebrating National Arab American Heritage Month to recognize the historical and cultural contributions made by the people of Arabic descent.  

The HISD Board of Education during the regular April Board Meeting on Thursday, April 9, will issue a proclamation designating April as a month that celebrates the history of Arab migration to America, geographic understanding of the Arab world, Arab American diversity in faith and language, interesting customs and traditions, and achievements in business, politics, education, and more.  

You can also visit the Arab America webpage for daily features highlighting the culture and influences of Arab America.