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  • Name: Mahreen Alam

    Recipient Year: 2020

    Major: Public Policy

    Description: Mahreen is a creative youth organizer and passionate civil liberties advocate. She has served as youth organizer at the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) where she organized over a hundred youth on local campaigns such as, the Invest in Youth campaign to create a youth dedicated department in the city of Los Angeles for the cities most disadvantaged youth, and organize around anti-government surveillance programs specifically on college campuses throughout California. She also interned with the City of West Hollywood's Innovation and Urban policy department where she is focusing on integration of equitable green technology into urban infrastructure within lower income communities. Mahreen completed a masters at the University of California, Los Angeles in Public Policy in 2022. She hopes to utilize both her organizing skill set and knowledge of policy analysis to build a more resilient Los Angeles that provides holistic and permanent services to the unhoused community.

    School Name: UCLA

    Sponsor: Islamic Institute of Orange County (IIOC) Scholarship

    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mahreen-alam-961631b1/

    Recipient Type: Scholarship Recipient