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  • Emgage Texas Legislative Director

    January 7, 2019

    Legislative Director: Responsible for researching and identifying the primary legislative and policy priorities of the Texas chapter in coordination with the Texas Executive Director, National Legislative Director and Texas Local Committee. Serves as representative of Emgage Texas in Austin during legislative session and maintains contact with elected officials throughout the state year round. Coordinates and

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  • Emgage Foundation Pennsylvania Chapter Executive Director

    December 18, 2018

    Title: Emgage Foundation Pennsylvania Chapter Executive Director Organization Profile: Emgage Foundation is a non-profit civic engagement organization that works to increase the civic and political participation of minority communities with a focus on the Muslim, South Asian and Arab American (MASA) communities. To apply, contact: walzayat@emgageusa.org SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS: Responsible for leading and managing Emgage Foundation’s

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  • Emgage Action New York Executive Director

    December 18, 2018

    Job Title: Executive Director Location: New York City To apply, contact: walzayat@emgageusa.org Emgage Action is the American Muslim community’s first candidate and issue advocacy organization. We seek to mobilize American Muslims to advocate for candidates, legislation and policies that define what we stand for. Emgage Action is seeking to hire an Executive Director in New York

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  • Emgage Michigan Part Time Field Organizer Job Description

    September 21, 2018

    Field Organizer: Field organizers manage voter registration (VR) with a focus on the Muslim American community ages 18-20 years-old and canvassing faith-based and other locations. They oversee and execute VR programs, ensuring logistical success and completion of VR campaign resulting in accepted forms and registered voters. Organizers are also responsible for quality control of VR

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  • Candidate Profile: Abraham Aiyash

    July 13, 2018

    A Michigan native, Abraham was a member of the Hamtramck Recycling Commission, the youngest of any city commission, where he initiated a program to bring recycling into Hamtramck schools and created awareness campaigns for immigrant communities. His interest in the political scene continued at Michigan State University, where he was part of the Student Senate

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  • Candidate Profile: Ilhan Omar

    July 13, 2018

    Ilhan’s background fleeing the Somalian Civil War and as a refugee in Kenya inspired her path when she came to the United States. At age 14, she was a translator for the DFL, where she was drawn to grassroots movements. As a high school student, she was an organizer and coalition builder. In university, she

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  • Candidate Profile: Anita Malik

    June 22, 2018

    The daughter of immigrants from India, Anita was born in Kansas City, Missouri and moved to Arizona when she was 7. She graduated summa cum laude with degrees in both computer information systems and finance from Arizona State University. She later earned her master’s in journalism from the University of Southern California in 2002. Anita first worked

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  • Candidate Profile: Ali Sajjad Taj

    June 22, 2018

    Ali arrived in California in the 1990s and worked double shifts and weekends as a sales rep for The Good Guys, a local electronics store, while gaining his financial qualifications. He later became a financial analyst and advisor. Ali graduated with a B.A. in Economics and Statics and completed his Masters in Public Administration with emphasis

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  • Candidate Profile: Shayan Elahi

    June 8, 2018

    The son of immigrants, he worked his way through college, eventually earning his law degree from Yeshiva University. Shayan has dedicated his adult life to the criminal justice system and constitutional law, working for the Public Defenders Office and starting his own small law business. Shayan is now a nationally recognized legal expert who has been

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