Raaheela Ahmed, Maryland county board of education member, on course
Updated: Jan 19, 2021
The American Bazaar, Arun Kumar:
Besides her job as board member, Ahmed works as Deputy Director of Campus Vote Project, where she manages the national team of state organizers that focus on institutionalizing voting on college campuses “nationally, and ensure we are moving each state to a bigger and brighter democracy.”
Ahmed, who is also a trainer with the Progressive Governance Academy said, “We work with over 250 colleges across the US to develop sustainable, long-term civic engagement plans that focus on getting students to vote.”
“This semester, we have 310 paid student fellows that are getting out the vote on their college campuses, and another 100+ recruiting poll workers.”
“We emphasize working with historically Black colleges and universities, as well as community colleges,” said a passionate supporter of Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement.
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