Nafisa Fai, the top vote-getter in a nonpartisan primary, is running to represent the 1st District on the Washington County Commission. Fai, a former refugee from Somalia, is running for an open seat on the Commission, seeking to replace a retiring member and bring her strong advocacy for refugee communities and her experience running a […]
Aida Simon is a community organizer and refugee from Ethiopia. For over two decades she has been a pillar in Worthington supporting Black immigrants, and was instrumental in advocating for the safety of meatpackers during the height of the COVID-19 crisis. We are excited to endorse Simon and are looking forward to having Black immigrant […]
Alfreda Daniels, is an agent for community change as a long time labor and immigrant rights organizers. Daniels is a refugee from Liberia having spent 8 years in a refugee camp in Ghana. She is a fierce advocate for Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and LGBTQ communities. Dianiels co-founded the Black Immigrant Collective which was […]
Linh Song is a first-generation American from a refugee family. She has devoted 20 years of her life to the nonprofit sector, where she has worked to fight trafficking and corruption within the international adoption community and to improve access to education. Before serving as an elected Trustee for the Ann Arbor District Library, she […]
Nicole Love Hendrickson is running for Gwinnet’s County next Commission Chair. She has dedicated her entire career as a social worker to serving people and empowering underrepresented communities. Her passion for developing the next generation of leaders and promoting good governance includes the refugee and immigrant communities of Gwinnett County.
Aja Ajavon was born in Monrovia, Liberia, and came to the United States at age 10 for a better life. She is a Democrat running for Clerk of the Peace in New Castle County, Delaware. She is committed to strengthening public safety in her community and instituting full transparency and efficiency while in office. Ajavon […]