Deepa Iyer – Solidarity Is (Hand Her the Mic podcast)

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While organizations preach solidarity, few achieve it and even fewer know what it takes. We’re excited to introduce you to Deepa Iyer, Director of Solidarity Is and host of the “Solidarity Is This” podcast, to discuss her work and how we move forward.

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Sameena Mustafa is a native Chicagoan who was inspired to run for office after the 2016 election. Endorsed by the Justice Democrats, she ran a 100% grassroots-funded campaign as a first-time candidate for U.S. Congress in IL’s 5th District. She was the only Asian and Muslim woman running at the federal level in Illinois in 2018. A graduate of Northwestern University, she has 25 years of experience in the business, nonprofit and arts sectors, including managing a Planned Parenthood clinic in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood, advising nonprofits and small businesses as a commercial real estate tenant advocate, and starting a diverse political comedy collective and training program for women of color. She currently serves on the advisory boards of State Matters and Chicago Women’s Health Center and the Board of Directors of the League of Women Voters Chicago.

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