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  • Candidate Profile: Mo Seifeldin

    March 23, 2018

    Currently an attorney and owner of a local law firm, Mo Seifeldin is running for Alexandria’s City Council, hoping to promote education and community service. He is a product of Virginia’s public school system and has first hand experience with its successes and can spot areas that need improvement. While in school, Mo often worked

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  • Candidate Profile: Deedra Abboud

    March 16, 2018

    Deedra is a Phoenix-based attorney and founder of the leadership consulting firm, the Global Institute of Solution Oriented Leadership, making her a highly respected community leader and advocate. After recognizing the lack of Muslim representation, Deedra established a CAIR chapter in Arizona and served as its director. She also also served on the boards of the Tempe

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  • Candidate Profile: Sam Rasoul

    March 16, 2018

    The son of Palestinian immigrants, Sam is the only Muslim in the entire Virginia Legislature. He started from the ground up and became involved in politics after using Google to search how to start a campaign. He received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Roanoke College and his Master’s Degree in International Business from

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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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