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Shayan Modarres

Legal Council, National Iranian American Council
Washington D.C.

Shayan Modarres is civil rights activist and trial lawyer.

  • National Security/Law
  • US Politics
  • Immigration
Civil Liberties, Immigration, Muslim Ban, US Politics, Race & Racism

Rabbi Jack Moline

President, Interfaith Alliance
Washington D.C.

Rabbi Jack Moline is President of Interfaith Alliance. In a career spanning four decades, he has established himself as a powerful voice fighting for religious freedom for all Americans, regardless of their faith or belief system. As a rabbi, he has worked to create common ground between people of diverse religious and secular backgrounds.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • US Politics
Racial/Religious Profiling, Immigration, National Security, US Politics, South Asian Issues

Avideh Moussavian

Senior Policy Attorney, National Immigration Law Center
Washington D.C.

Avideh Moussavian’s advocacy at NILC focuses on reducing the vulnerability of low-income immigrants to deportation on account of their race, class, or gender.

  • National Security/Law
  • US Politics
  • Immigration
Immigration, Muslim Ban, National Security, Civil Liberties, Race & Racism

Meira Neggaz

Executive Director, Institute for Social Policy and Understanding
Washington, DC

Meira Neggaz is the Executive Director of the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU), an organization that conducts objective, solution-seeking research that empowers American Muslims to develop their community and fully contribute to democracy. There, she is responsible for the institution’s overall leadership, representation, strategy and growth.

  • US Politics
  • Arts & Culture
  • Hate Crimes and Violence
  • Lifestyle & Living
Discrimination and Bigotry, Youth/Families, US Politics, Hate Violence/Hate Crimes

Catherine Orsborn

Campaign Director, Shoulder to Shoulder
Washington, DC

Catherine Orsborn is the Campaign Director of Shoulder to Shoulder, a national campaign of religious and interfaith organizations dedicated to working collectively against anti-Muslim bigotry in the US.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • US Politics
  • Arts & Culture
Interfaith Relations, Discrimination and Bigotry, Islam, US Politics

Riham Osman

Communications Coordinator, Muslim Public Affairs Council
Washington D.C.

Based in Washington, D.C., Riham Osman directs the Muslim Public Affairs Council's (MPAC) national digital media and communications strategy. Ms. Osman works to protect the civil rights of American Muslims through the use of digital media public affairs and advocacy. Ms.

  • US Politics
  • Arts & Culture
  • Hate Crimes and Violence
Women's Issues, Discrimination and Bigotry, Civic Engagement

Faiza Patel

Co-Director, Brennan Center for Justice
New York City, NY

Faiza Patel serves as co-director of the Brennan Center’s Liberty and National Security Program. She has testified before Congress opposing the dragnet surveillance of Muslims, organized advocacy efforts against state laws designed to incite fear of Islam, and developed legislation creating an independent Inspector General for the NYPD. Ms.

  • National Security/Law
  • Foreign Policy
  • US Politics
Surveillance, National Security, Terrorism, Immigration

Ibraham Qatabi

Legal Worker for Guantánamo Global Justice Initiative, Center for Constitutional Rights
New York, NY

Ibraham Qatabi is a Yemeni American political analyst and a human rights advocate and organizer. He is also a legal worker for the Guantánamo Global Justice Initiative at the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR). Mr. Qatabi serves as a UN-U.S.

  • National Security/Law
  • Foreign Policy
  • US Politics
  • Immigration
National Security, Civil Liberties, Civic Engagement, Muslim Ban, Immigration

Arjun S. Sethi

Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
Washington D.C.

Arjun Sethi is a writer, attorney, and professor based in Washington, D.C. He is a frequent commentator on civil rights and civil liberties related issues, and teaches courses on surveillance, profiling, and counter terrorism.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • National Security/Law
  • US Politics
Surveillance, Racial/Religious Profiling, Hate Violence/Hate Crimes, Discrimination and Bigotry, US Politics, National Security, Sikhism

Naureen Shah

Senior Director of Campaigns, Amnesty International USA

Naureen Shah is the Senior Director of Campaigns at the US section of Amnesty International. She manages Amnesty International’s work to respond to crisis, including developments arising from conflicts, coups and rapid political changes.

  • National Security/Law
  • US Politics
National Security, Human rights, Surveillance, Terrorism