Netroots Nation: Speaker/Trainer Profile

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Eyad Alkurabi

Director of Projects, Action, and Activism
Hampton Institution

Eyad has been an activist since 2005 and credits his "political awakening" to the signing of the original Patriot Act. He is Palestinian, Syrian, American, Pansexual Queer. Eyad graduated from SUNY Albany where he majored in Political Science with a concentration in Global Politics. Prior to that, he acquired an Associates in Public Administration studies while pushing for Marriage Equality in New York at HVCC. He’s a Co-founder and serves as Director of, Projects, Action, and Activism. In addition, he also conducts engagement and outreach for HI. He is also a community organizer for GetEQUAL, during the Occupy movements and currently countless other movements that cultivates intersectional and transformative work. He Co-Founded QPEN ( The Queer Palestinian Empowerment Network), a community organization/group that is dedicated to cultivating and empowering LGBTQ Palestinians in movement, in healing, and in leadership.

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