Strategies that Mobilized Asian American Voters in the Georgia Runoffs

Strategies that Mobilized Asian American Voters in the Georgia Runoffs

Session Type(s): Panel

Starts: Friday, Aug. 19 11:00 AM (Eastern)

Ends: Friday, Aug. 19 12:00 PM (Eastern)

The Senate runoffs in Georgia were an extraordinary opportunity for multiracial coalitions and rapid electoral organizing that resulted in historic wins and Asian American voter turnout. Join us to discuss the media, digital, and field strategies that helped flip Georgia in a historic runoff election. This panel session is for campaign and organizing staff at all levels in communications, and organizers who want to more fully integrate digital into their campaigns.

Moderator

Panelists

Kifah Shah

Kifah Shah is MPower Change’s Digital Campaign Manager. She grew up in Southern California and has been organizing since she was 15. She has worked for the Asian Law Caucus, Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice, Unite HERE! Local 11, and UC Berkeley’s Multicultural Community Center. Kifah also worked abroad in Europe at the Migration Policy Group on issues related in migration, as well as in Pakistan at the Aman Foundation/USAID on issues of health, education, and economic empowerment. She is currently a TED Resident and on the Board of Trustees for MSA West. Kifah holds a Masters in Public Administration (Economic Policy) from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Ethnic Studies from U.C. Berkeley.

my website