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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 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 admin on Monday, June 23rd, 2014 in Press Releases

Washington DC - The Coalition for a Democratic Syria, a coalition of groups representing over 100,000 Syrian-Americans, has delivered a letter to U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice requesting a concrete plan…

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by Suhayla Sibaai on Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 in News, SAC in the News

By Hannah Hayes Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his Arab Army forces have rained destruction across Damascus for months. This past weekend his forces completely demolished the Eliyahu Hanabi Synagogue…

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