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Jehan Hakim

Community Advocate, Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus

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Jehan Hakim works to promote the legal, educational, and political advancement of AMEMSA communities.


Jehan Hakim serves as a Community Advocate with Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus. Formerly, she was the President of the California Chapter of the American Association of Yemeni Students and Professionals (AAYSP). At AAYSP she led a board of six members where, together with the Yemeni American community, they promoted education and professional development. She has collaborated with numerous organizations – including ALC - in the Bay Area to support AMEMSA communities by providing Arabic translation, educational workshops on Islamophobia, Know Your Rights, and voter registration drives. She is also an ongoing panel speaker for the “Meet a Muslim” program.

Jehan is Yemeni American from San Francisco.


  • National Security/Law
  • Immigration
  • Hate Crimes and Violence

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Discrimination and Bigotry, National Security, Immigration, Muslim Ban

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