Let Me Halal Atcha
Summary: Welcome to Let Me Halal Atcha, a podcast brought to you by Emgage Action. Here you will find conversations around past and present grass roots organizing and issue advocacy within the Muslim American community. Stay tuned as we help to drive change towards the path to 2020.
We are back from our hiatus! Join us this week as our own legislative director Iman Awad gives us some insight on policy initiatives that Emgage is focused on for 2019. We are also excited to share that Senator Chris Van Hollen of Maryland joined to educate us on the No Ban Act. Tune in for an exciting episode!
On this week's episode, we sit down with Khurrum Wahid, founder and Chairman of Emgage. Khurrum dives into the background for Emgage's existence and why he felt that Muslim Americans did not have a seat at the table. Now, Khurrum is running for office in Coral Springs for City Council. Tune in to find out why he feels now is the right time for more Muslim Americans to run for office to be the representation for the Muslim American communities around the US.
This week, we are joined again by Nabila Mansoor in a different capacity. Not only is she running for City Council in Sugarland, TX, she is also one of our Census experts at Emgage. Nabila helps us understand the impact of the upcoming 2020 census. This particular census has brought about much controversy given the potential addition of the citizenship question, as well as many other considerations that will impact communities. Tune in on a insightful discussion on what used to be the most boring topic ever!
On this week's episode, we are joined by Emgage's own Nabila Mansoor who is running for Sugarland City Council District 2. Tune in to find out Nabila's story and what her election means to the city of Sugarland. Early voting in her district has already started, so check it out today!
This week we have two special guests, Wa'el Alzayat CEO, Emgage and Halie Soifer, Executive Director of Jewish Democratic Council of America. In the aftermath of recent hate crimes, including in Pittsburgh and New Zealand, Halie and Wa'el speak of ways that the Jewish and Muslim communities must come together to combat hate. Join us for an insightful discussion and collaboration!
This week, our National Field Director Mohamed Gula and our Executive Director of Florida Vetnah Monnesar take us through organizing leading up to the 2018 mid term elections. As a special treat, they will be sharing some Muslim voter turnout data results and much, much more!
Welcome to Let Me Halal Atcha! For our opening episode, we dive into the diverse political climate in Texas. Our special guest Sana Shahid, Executive Director of our Texas chapter provides her insights into the various factors that has now made Texas a Battleground state. Enjoy!
Welcome to the 'Let Me Halal Atcha' Podcast, brought to you by Emgage Action. This is a Muslim American Podcast where we dissect today's burning issues as we gear up towards the 2020 Presidential Election.