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Rabbi Jonah D. Pesner

Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner serves as the Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, and as Senior Vice President of the Union for Reform Judaism. Named one of the most influential rabbis in America by Newsweek magazine, he is an inspirational leader, creative entrepreneur, and tireless advocate for social justice.

  • Religion & Interfaith
Interfaith Relations, Discrimination and Bigotry, Race and Racism, Judaism

Ibraham Qatabi

Legal Worker for Guantánamo Global Justice Initiative, Center for Constitutional Rights

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

Suman Raghunathan

Executive Director, South Asian Americans Leading Together
New York City, NY

As Executive Director of SAALT, Suman Raghunathan coordinates SAALT’s efforts to amplify diverse South Asian voices advocating for progressive change in the US. Ms. Raghunathan is a passionate and seasoned immigrant rights advocate with deep connections to South Asian communities, and relationships with key partners in the racial justice and immigrant rights movements.

  • Immigration
  • Hate Crimes and Violence
Racial/Religious Profiling, Immigration, Surveillance, South Asian Issues

Zeyba Rahman

Senior Program Officer, Building Bridges - Doris Duke Foundation
New York, NY

Zeyba Rahman joined the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, an extention of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, in 2013 as senior program officer for the Building Bridges Program. Rahman manages the Program’s national grant making to support projects that advance relationships, increase understanding and reduce bias between Muslim and non-Muslim communities.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • Arts & Culture
Arts, Interfaith Relations

Qudsia Raja

Advocacy & Policy Manager for Health and Safety, YWCA-USA

Qudsia Raja is the Policy Director at the National Domestic Violence Hotline, as well as the Advocacy & Policy Manager for Health and Safety at the Young Women's Christian Association USA, where she leads policy and legislative efforts on violence against women. She has 15 years of combined experience doing policy and direct service work in the Anti-Violence Against Women movement.

  • Hate Crimes and Violence
Women's Issues, Health, Hate Violence/Hate Crimes

Qasim Rashid

National Spokesperson, Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA
Washington D.C.

Qasim Rashid is a best-selling and critically acclaimed author, practicing attorney, former visiting fellow at Harvard University's Islamic Studies Program, and national spokesperson for Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • National Security/Law
Civil Liberties, Islam, Race & Racism

Hussein Rashid

Professor of Religion, Barnard College
New York, NY

Hussein Rashid, PhD, is founder of islamicate, L3C, a consultancy focusing on religious literacy and cultural competency. He currently teaches in Barnard College’s Department of Religion. He works with a variety of NGOs, foundations, non-profits, and governmental agencies for content expertise on religion broadly, with a specialization on Islam.

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

Sabeeha Rehman

Author, Threading My Prayer Rug

Sabeeha Rehman is the author of the memoir, “Threading My Prayer Rug. One Woman’s Journey from Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim"" (2016). Listed as a Top 10 Religion and Spirituality Books 2016 by Booklist, an excerpt of the book was featured in the Wall Street Journal. Ms. Rehman is also a contributor to the Houses of Worship column of the Wall Street Journal. Ms.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • Arts & Culture
  • Lifestyle & Living
Interfaith Relations, Discrimination and Bigotry, Islam

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