Ahlam Said is the Digital Organizing Director at United We Dream - the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the country. She first served the network during its infancy in 2010 and has been full time since 2014. She was first introduced to grassroots organizing on Chicago's south side through the Inner-City Muslim Action Network where she served as the Communications Manager, working on issues impacting Black and Brown communities. In 2010 she moved to Arizona to organize against anti-immigrant legislation SB1070 and has since dedicated her energy to fighting alongside immigrant communities. Ahlam attended DePaul University where she majored in Communications and is a 2010 NOI Bootcamp alum.
Netroots Nation participation
- Netroots Nation 2017