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Feb. 06

Assyrian Artist Noora Badeen Wins Second Place in Art Competition Honoring MLK

Hostelling International Chicago’s Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Mural Competition invites local students to create murals that are painted onto the second floor windows of the hostel. This year, twenty students were selected to participate by painting individual pieces honoring the life and work of Dr. King.  The exhibition, entitled “Until Justice Rolls Down Like […]

Jan. 10

2017 AUAF Scholarship Recipients

AUAF values education and the role it plays in helping young Assyrians build a better future for themselves and their community. As the nation’s largest not-for-profit organization supporting Assyrian American higher education, we have awarded more than a million dollars in scholarships over the years. Here are our scholarship award recipients from 2017:   Amanda […]

Jan. 09

2017 Year in Review: Our Donations

At AUAF, we strive to preserve and promote Assyrian heritage and culture, and create positive change within the Assyrian community globally through social service, art, education, and humanitarian projects. In addition to our own programs and projects, AUAF receives hundreds of requests each year from worthy organizations and individuals throughout the international Assyrian community. Here’s […]

Dec. 28

2017 Milestones

2017 was a big year here at the AUAF. Looking back, here are some of our biggest milestones: Our grand re-opening The AUAF was founded in 1978 as an organization focused on assisting Assyrian refugees with the resettlement process. It has since expanded its mission to support the preservation of Assyrian culture and heritage, as […]

Dec. 20

AUAF Awards Scholarships to Top Assyrian Graduates in Northern Iraq

Through community grants and scholarships, the AUAF helps Assyrian students across the globe gain the support and education they need to shape our community’s future. We were proud to partner with the Iraq-based Chaldo-Assyrian Student Union, commonly known as Khoyada, to present $4,000 in scholarships to top Assyrian high school graduates in northern Iraq.  Recipients of this AUAF […]