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Rabbi Dr. Rachel S. Mikva

Senior Faculty Fellow, Chicago Theological Seminary
Chicago, IL

Rachel S. Mikva is the Herman E. Schaalman Chair in Jewish Studies and Senior Faculty Fellow of the InterReligious Institute at Chicago Theological Seminary. The institute and the seminary work at the cutting edge of theological education, training religious leaders who can build bridges across cultural and religious difference for the critical work of social transformation.

  • Religion & Interfaith
Judaism, Interfaith Relations

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

Jenan Mohajir

Curriculum Consultant, Interfaith Youth Core
Chicago, IL

Jenan Mohajir currently serves at Interfaith Youth Core’s Curriculum Consultant, overseeing the development and implementation of student leadership curriculum. She is an educator, a storyteller, a mother and a believer in building relationships across the lines that separate us. For the past decade, Ms.

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

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 serves as a Senior Policy Attorney at the National Immigration Law Center (NILC), an organization dedicated to defending and advancing the rights & opportunities of low-income immigrants and their family members. 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 D.C.

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

Sheryl Olitzky

Executive Director, Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom
New York, NY

Sheryl is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom, emerging out of a local women’s group designed to foster abiding relationships that are built on mutual trust, respect and friendship between local Muslim and Jewish women.

  • Religion & Interfaith
Interfaith Relations, Women's Issues, Judaism

Catherine Orsborn

Campaign Director, Shoulder to Shoulder
Washington D.C.

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