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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, September 26th, 2014 in Press Releases

Washington DC – On September 10th, 2014 President Barack Obama, remarking on his strategy to combat IS, told the world, “we must strengthen the opposition as the best counterweight to…

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by admin on Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 in Press Releases

Washington DC – The Coalition for a Democratic Syria (CDS), a coalition representing over 100,000 Syrian Americans, supports last night’s action by a US-led coalition against ISIS in Syria. The…

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by admin on Friday, September 19th, 2014 in Press Releases

Washington DC – The Coalition for a Democratic Syria (CDS), a coalition representing over 100,000 Syrian Americans, applauds the votes in the House of Representatives and Senate, authorizing training and…

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by admin on Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 in Press Releases

Washington DC – The Coalition for a Democratic Syria (CDS), a coalition of groups representing over 100,000 Syrian Americans, participated in a briefing for the House of Representatives on the…

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