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  • Candidate Profile: Kia Hamadanchy

    March 9, 2018

    Although the election was a huge blow for Kia, it renewed his commitment to fight for his country. Inspired by the many values and ideals that bring America together, Kia made the decision to run on the night President Trump announced his racist Muslim travel ban. His Iranian-born mother had asked him if they should

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  • Candidate Profile: Nina Ahmed

    March 9, 2018

      Nina immigrated to the United States when she was 21 years old, fleeing the political violence of what is now Bangladesh. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and became a molecular biologist, working at Wills Eye Hospital for ten years. She also served as the president of the Philadelphia NOW and on

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  • A New Rule in the Realm: Women Redefining the Political Sphere

    March 8, 2018

      A New Rule in the Realm: Women Redefining the Political Sphere By Hanna Dasoo Progress can be slow but women have shown that they are dedicated to changing our political landscape and spearheading female empowerment in the political realm.   This year we have seen women move from behind the scenes to the forefront

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  • National Internship Program

    March 8, 2018

    Emgage Foundation National Internship Program Are you a student looking to get involved in social justice issues, encouraging people to vote, or keeping our doors open to vulnerable refugees? Are you concerned about the marginalization of minorities in our country and growth of hate groups and want to help? Emgage Foundation is a 501(C)(3) national

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  • Candidate Profile: Rashida Tlaib

    March 2, 2018

      In 2008 Rashida made history in her first race for State Representative and becoming the first Muslim woman to ever serve in the Michigan Legislature. Her proudest moment was not actually winning the election—it was her mother telling Rashida that she inspired her to read and write English. In Lansing, she secured millions of

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  • Candidate Profile: Rabeea Collier

    March 2, 2018

        Rabeea Collier believes that judicial integrity is the necessary requirement to uphold the sanctity of our laws. As judge, she will demand that the law is followed in each case and judged on the merits of the case free from bias and prejudice.  As a native Houstonian and a proud Democrat, Rabeea Collier

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  • Candidate Profile: Tahir Javed

    February 23, 2018

        Tahir Javed has lived the American Dream. He came to the US as an immigrant and Tahir took any work he could find, mopping floors and repairing refrigerators. For a while he lived in a trailer with other immigrant friends and family. Eventually, Tahir saved enough money to open a convenience store in

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  • Candidate Profile: Sameena Mustafa

    February 23, 2018

      A native of Illinois, Sameena was born to Indian Muslim immigrant parents and grew up in the Edgebrook neighborhood of Chicago. Her father worked as an engineer at O’Hare, and her mother as a pediatrician at the Uptown Board of Health Clinic. Sameena is a graduate from Northwestern University. Following graduation, she managed a Planned

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  • Candidate Profile: Marcus Goodwin

    February 16, 2018

      Marcus is a D.C. native, running for DC Council on a platform of addressing Housing Affordability, Equal Access to High Quality Education and Public Safety.  He is the 5th of 8 children who grew up in a working class family between Columbia Heights, NW and Congress Heights, SE. His mother is from Dakar, Senegal.

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