California INTERNSHIP POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT YALLA VOTE INTERN Deadline: April 9, 2018, with rolling applications Position: Yalla Vote Student Intern in California About AAI: Established in 1985 and based in Washington, DC, the Arab American Institute (AAI) is a non-profit, nonpartisan national leadership organization. AAI was created to nurture and encourage...
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Washington Watch: Ireland: Overcoming a History of Hurt
by James Zogby in Washington Watch
One hundred and seventy years ago, Ireland was in the throes of a genocidal famine during which the island lost between twenty to twenty-five percent of its population. During the half-decade long famine, over one million Irish died from starvation or famine-related illnesses. During this same period, another million and one-half Irish emigrated to the United States, about one in five of whom died as a result of the deplorable conditions to which they were subjected while crossing the Atlantic. Continue Reading...
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Johanna Mustafa, Yalla Vote Field Organizer in California: Johanna is a Palestinian American, raised in Jordan. She received her B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Law and Society from the University of Southern California. Johanna is a National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC) Transformative Leaders Fellow at...
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