Media and Mentions

 Media & Mentions

From my product, life, and political worlds...

Article on my candidacy for Oak Park Village Trustee, December 2018

Article on Oak Park for Racial Equity, New group urges women of color to run for local office, December 2018

Editorial on Oak Park for Racial Equity, Electing women of color, December 2018

Opinion Editorial, Newsweek, Sep 2018 Constitution Day: America is eroding the rights I fought for.

#ianno18 Flash Talk: "Hypothesis: New features and roadmap", June 2018

Speaking out against Yemen Civil War, Video, Feb 2018. #YemenCantWait #NoMoreEndlessWars #VetsvsHate

Support for A Clean DREAM Act, Video, Jan 2018. #StateOfTheDream #VetsVsHate

Battle scars Podcast, Nov 2017. Hear about my journey into the military, my job taking care of soldiers that didn't make it home alive, and my experience as a veteran of color in America. 

Video feature, Veterans for American Ideals, August 2017. When veterans take off the uniform their sense of duty remains. And whether a parent, a sibling, a neighbor, or friend, they proudly play the role of citizen AND soldier.  

Speech for Vigil against Violence, July 2017. Speech given at the Islamic Foundation's Interfaith and Outreach Committee's Interfaith Vigil against Violence. 

Letter to the editor, Chicago Tribune, July 2017. Letter to the Editor regarding Palos Township Trustee Sharon Brannigan's hateful rhetoric against Muslim Americans. 

Opinion editorial, Oak Park Wednesday Journal, April 2017. Protecting our ideals is vital to our freedom.

Featured in Chicago tribune, April 2017. Interviewed about my thoughts on running for elected office after the 2016 elections.

Speech on Intersectional Feminism and Reproductive Justice, March 2017. Spoke about how we must consider more than just a white perspective on reproductive rights and other issues. 

Veterans for American Ideals, Leader Spotlight, March 2017. VFAI leaders talk about how their service shaped them and what responsibility they feel veterans have to speak up on issues that relate to our national ideals.