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Masih Ali Fouladi

Executive Director, CAIR-WA
Seattle, WA

Masih Fouladi is the Executive Director of Washington state chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-WA). Prior to that, Fouladi served as Advocacy Manager at the Greater Los Angeles Office of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA).

  • National Security/Law
  • Immigration
  • Hate Crimes and Violence
Discrimination and Bigotry, National Security, Civil Liberties, Immigration, Muslim Ban, Bullying

Michael German

Fellow with Liberty and National Security Program, Brennan Center for Justice
New York City, NY

Michael German is a fellow with the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty and National Security Program, which seeks to ensure that the US government respects human rights and fundamental freedoms in its counterterrorism efforts. His work focuses on law enforcement and intelligence oversight and reform. Prior to joining the Brennan Center, Mr.

  • National Security/Law
  • Hate Crimes and Violence
Terrorism, National Security, Law Enforcement, US Politics

Malik Gillani

Founding Executive Director, Silk Road Rising
Chicago, IL

Malik Gillani is Founding Executive Director of Silk Road Rising, a theatre company located in downtown Chicago dedicated to presenting plays written by individuals of Asian and Middle Eastern descent. He brings extensive experience in producing, management, and business development to the position.

  • Arts & Culture
Arts, Civic Engagement, LGBTQ

Jehan Hakim

Chair, The Yemeni Alliance Committee
San Francisco, CA

Jehan Hakim chairs The Yemeni Alliance Committee (YAC), which was formed after the first Muslim Ban (1/2017)- to support Yemeni-American communities in the Bay Area during periods of social unrest. The YAC organizes protests and actions, coordinates congressional visits, creates social media toolkits and campaigns to resist anti-Yemeni policies.

  • National Security/Law
  • Immigration
  • Hate Crimes and Violence
Discrimination and Bigotry, National Security, Immigration, Muslim Ban

Umar Hakim

Executive Director, Intellect Love Mercy Foundation

Umar A. Hakim serves as Executive Director of the Intellect Love Mercy Foundation, which seeks to empower underprivileged youth and adults through life skills education. After a 13 year career in telecommunications, Mr. Hakim became an urban social entrepreneur in order to prioritize his commitment to social and community service.

  • Arts & Culture
  • Lifestyle & Living
Homelessness, Youth Diversion, Community Accountability, Leadership Development

Tommy Hensel

Director of Fine and Performing Arts Center, Moraine Valley Community College
Chicago, IL

Tommy Hensel has been the Managing Director of the Fine and Performing Arts Center at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, IL (a southwestern suburb of Chicago) since 2008.

  • Arts & Culture
Arts

Margari Hill

Co-Founder, Executive Director, MuslimARC
Los Angeles, CA

Margari Aziza Hill is the executive director and co-founder of MuslimARC, the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative, an organization focusing on Education for Liberation. She also works as an adjunct professor, blogger, editor, and freelance writer.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • Arts & Culture
  • Lifestyle & Living
Women's Issues, Youth/Families, Race and Racism, Islam

Philip Himberg

Artistic Director, Sundance Institute Theatre Program
New York, NY

Since 1997, Philip has overseen all aspects of the Sundance Institute Theatre Program. Under his aegis, the Institute’s developmental theatre labs have supported hundreds of artists and new plays and musicals that have gone on to production and acclaim at regional theatres across the U.S., including Broadway, and at international venues.

  • Arts & Culture
Arts

Jaylani Hussein

Executive Director, CAIR-MN
Minneapolis, MN

Jaylani Hussein is the executive director of the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN). He previously worked as the Community Liaison Officer at Metro State University and as a Planner for the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. He also created Zeila Consultants to develop and offer cross-cultural training workshops on East African cultures. Mr.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • National Security/Law
  • Arts & Culture
Youth/Families, Islam, Somali Issues, Discrimination and Bigotry

Namira Islam

Co-Founder, Executive Director, MuslimARC
Detroit, MI

Namira Islam is a poverty lawyer and graphic designer. She is a Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative (MuslimARC), a faith-based human rights education organization which focuses on racial justice.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • National Security/Law
  • Hate Crimes and Violence
Women's Issues, Discrimination and Bigotry, Civic Engagement, US Politics