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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

Dear Friends, Due to the current situation regarding COVID-19 Coronavirus, the Chaldean Community Foundation (CCF) is temporarily closed until further notice. The CCF is committed to ensuring the health and wellness of those whom we serve, as well as our staff. The majority of the team will be working remotely and will be accessible via […]

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Trump taps Oakland County Judge, first Chaldean, for Federal Bench

                Washington — President Donald Trump has nominated an Oakland County judge and the first Chaldean American to fill a vacancy on the federal bench in Western Michigan. Trump tapped Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Hala Jarbou, a former federal prosecutor, to serve on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of […]

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Pence meets with Chaldean Chamber to discuss halting deportations

Troy — Vice President Mike Pence met Tuesday with the Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce ahead of a Troy rally to discuss possible relief from deportations for some Iraqi nationals. The meeting comes as the White House explores ways to make good on a promise President Donald Trump made in Warren in late January, when he […]

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Sterling Heights encourages public census engagement

City officials anticipate some residents’ fears over privacy, but they said respondents’ census data is meant “purely for informational and funding purposes” and that it’s a felony to wrongfully disclose individuals’ data. Varney added that the census is likely less invasive than one’s presence on social media. She explained that the form doesn’t ask for […]

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Chaldean Community Foundation receives $20,000 Consumers Energy Foundation Grant

Grant to Chaldean Community Foundation’s Capital Campaign Supports New Community Center to Expand Workforce Development Programs, Mental and Physical Health Services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 13, 2020 Sterling Heights, MI – The Chaldean Community Foundation has received a $20,000 grant from the Consumers Energy Foundation to expand its community center, supporting workforce development programs, mental […]

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Chaldean American Chamber, National Business League issue joint statement urging ‘candid and respectful dialogue’

Martin Manna, president/CEO of the Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce, and Ken L. Harris, president/CEO of the National Business League, released a joint statement Friday. The Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce and the Detroit-based National Business League on Friday posted a joint message on Facebook, calling on the communities they represent to temper emotion and […]

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Chaldean Chamber, Foundation table plan for satellite site in northern Iraq as conflict heats up

Martin Manna, President, Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce/ Chaldean Community Foundation The Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce and affiliate Chaldean Community Foundation have tabled a plan to establish a satellite presence in northern Iraq to provide business investment and social services support in the region, following Iran attacks on U.S. bases in the Middle East […]

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Chaldean chamber says it will seek ethnic intimidation charges over charter commissioner’s Facebook post

Chamber President Martin Manna said the activists postponed the rally at the request of the chamber while it meets this week with Alexander, Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich, D-Flint, as facilitator; and Sens. Jim Runestad, R-White Lake and Michael MacDonald, R-Macomb Township, who represent large Chaldean constituencies and asked to be a part of the […]

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Some Chaldean leaders encouraged by Trump’s remarks on Iraqi deportations

Some Chaldean advocates are encouraged by President Donald Trump’s remarks in Warren that appeared to say he would work to help allow Iraqi immigrants who face deportation to stay in the U.S. But the Chaldean leaders add that they are looking for specific action after years of seeing people in their community get detained and deported by immigration authorities. Hundreds […]

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