fatema.ahmad

Speaker Profile

Fatema Ahmad

fatema.ahmad
Executive Director
Muslim Justice League
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Fatema (she/hers) is the Executive Director at Muslim Justice League, where she leads MJL's efforts to dismantle the criminalization and policing of marginalized communities under national security pretexts. She joined as Deputy Director in 2017 and increased MJL's focus on organizing within and collaborating across impacted communities to resist and subvert surveillance. Fatema also leads the national StopCVE network, spearheads MJL's research, and is a leader in local abolitionist campaigns. Fatema serves on the Board of Directors for Political Research Associates, a social justice think tank devoted to supporting movements that are building a more just and inclusive democratic society.


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