Sarsour, Linda

Linda Sarsour is a board member of the Women’s March, the Executive Director of the Arab American Association of New York, co-founder of MPowerChange and Muslims for Ferguson, and a member of Justice League NYC. She has won numerous awards, including being recognized as of one Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world in 2017. A Brooklyn-born Palestinian-American-Muslim racial justice and civil rights activist, community organizer, social media maverick, and mother, she has been at the forefront of major social justice campaigns in NYC and nationally, and is a frequent media commentator on issues impacting Muslim communities, Middle East affairs, criminal justice reform. She is widely recognized for her transformative intersectional organizing work and movement building.