U.S. CENSUS RESULTS ARE OUT. WHAT DO THEY MEAN TO WISCONSIN’S MUSLIM COMMUNITY?
Sandra Whitehead, Wisconsin Muslim Journal:
"Sheikh is working on a redistricting commission, where she wants to achieve 'fair and equitable districts that make actually make sense.' In her work with the Campus Voter Project, she aims to engage educate college students, whose generation is experiencing the impact of a census and the role of redistricting on their political voice for the first time.
'We hope that students are engaged, will know about redistricting and know what they can do. We hope to host public hearings on college campuses and to train students in how to host mapping parties. We want to create a lot of community engagement, holding public hearings and I hope the community will be heavily involved. No other people can speak better for the community than its members.'”
Read the full article HERE.