Tag Archives : Syrian-Americans


Harnessing the Commitment & Energy of Diaspora Communities to Transform Development

The diaspora community has a uniquely important role to play in addressing the challenges of today and shaping a brighter future for tomorrow, says USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah.

Administrator Dr. Rajiv (Raj) Shah speaking at the 2013 Global Diaspora Forum - Photo Credit - Pat Adams, USAID

Arab American National Museum, Photo by Dominique King

Engaging with Arab-Americans on Syria

Diasporas play a critical role in supporting their country’s during times of crisis. Read about USAID’s outreach to the Arab diaspora in support of the Syrian people and Administrator Rajiv Shah’s recent visit with leaders from the Arab-American community in southeast Michigan.