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About SAC

Founded in 2005 in Burr Ridge Illinois, the Syrian American Council is the largest Syrian-American community organization in the United States. It serves to amplify the voice of the Syrian-American Community. SAC includes members from all segments of Syrian society, and has 19 chapters nationwide with thousands of members. It is an organization devoted to community organizing, media outreach, awareness-raising, youth empowerment, advocacy, and support for Syrians seeking to build a free and democratic Syria.

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General Information About The Revolution

Since March 2011 and inspired by uprisings across the Arab world, millions of Syrians have taken to the streets to peacefully demand the end of the Assad family’s 40-year brutal regime and a transition to democracy. The Assad regime’s response to the peaceful, pro-democracy demands has been a full-scale military operation against unarmed civilians. After the revolution was militarized and opposition groups held up arms to defend themselves, the regime started using its air force to crush the rebellion.

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Professionals for Syria Tomorrow

Opening the way for Syrian-American professionals to help meet the acute needs of the Syrian people after the fall of the Asad regime.

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LATEST NEWS
by Suhayla Sibaai on Thursday, July 31st, 2014 in SAC in the News

Turning our backs on Syrian atrocities BY Michael Gerson For every dissident and defector I’ve encountered, there is a moment when observation begins to feel like complicity, when remaining a…

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by admin on Friday, July 18th, 2014 in SAC in the News

Sometime in 2010, as the United States was preparing for its withdrawal from Iraq, a senior military commander was approached in a White House hallway by a senior Obama administration…

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by admin on Thursday, July 17th, 2014 in SAC in the News

by Joyce Karam In what has become a quintessential behavior of the Obama administration towards Syria, the White House is hoping that Congress will approve the $500 million “train and…

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by Suhayla Sibaai on Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 in SAC News

July, 03 2014 Last week, SAC Houston held elections for the positions of Chapter President and Government Relations Chair. We are excited to welcome the newly elected President Shiyam Galyon…

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