Staff

Tareq Samman

Tareq is Syrian born and raised and moved to the Bay area in late 2009. He has worked as a graphic designer and archival researcher. He is currently working on a book to tell the story of the Syrian revolution

Leila Sayed-Taha

For the past decade,Leila has been active on issues pertaining to women empowerment, immigration, civil liberties and national security. She has with worked with refugee and immigrant communities in the Middle East, the United Kingdom and the southwest side of

Morsal Sais

Morsal Sais was born and raised in Kabul, Afghanistan and resettled in the US in 2011. She has an LLM in Asian and Comparative Law from the University of Washington, School of Law. Morsal was a Member of the Kabul
Yusra Oweis

Yusra Oweis

Yusra Oweis was born and raised in the Bay Area who’s roots are Palestinian. She received her BA in History with a minor in Arab Muslim Ethnicities in the Diaspora Studies from SFSU. Currently she is pursuing her Masters in

Linda Ereikat

Linda Ereikat was born and raised in San Francisco, California and originally from Abu Dis, Palestine. She is currently a student at San Francisco State University pursuing a degree in International Relations with a minor in Arab and Muslim Ethnicities
Lara Kiswani

Lara Kiswani

Lara Kiswani is a Palestinian born in the Bay Area. She got her Masters in Education with an emphasis on equity and social justice where her work focused on Arab youth, language and culture. As a student organizer, she helped

Sharif Zakout

Sharif is a San Francisco born, Bay Area-raised Palestinian. He is currently earning his MA in the college of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University. For the past three years, he has been holding workshops and working with youth