Kayse Jama is the Executive Director and co-founder of Unite Oregon, a statewide nonprofit led by people of color, immigrants and refugees, rural communities, and people experiencing poverty that works to build a unified intercultural movement for justice. Previously, Kayse trained immigrant and refugee community leaders in five Western states—Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Utah and Idaho—under a New Voices Fellowship at Western States Center. He has co-founded several large cross-issue coalitions, including Oregon Fair Shot Coalition and Oregon Health Equity Coalition, which together have won major legislative victories in recent years.