Asma Elhuni

Asma Elhuni is working towards her bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a minor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality studies at Georgia State University. The recipient of the university’s 2016 MLK Humanitarian Award, Asma tries to listen to and uplift the voices of groups often times marginalized by society. Asma interns for Rep. Brenda Lopez at the Georgia Assembly. She’s currently Community Outreach Director for the Council on AmericanIslamic Relations.As a volunteer with GA Close UP, a nonpartisan educational organization, Asma helps educate students, teachers, and citizens about public policy in Georgia.She also volunteers her time with many other grassroots organizations, including Freedom University, and Working Woman 9 to 5. Elhuni was chosen as Congressman Hank Johnson’s invited guest as a protest against President Trump’s address to Congress in Washington D.C. where she spoke to the press on why she continues to fight oppressive policies. Most recently Asma helped contribute to “TheNew Appeal to Human Rights” modeled after the original “Appeal to Human rights with Civil Rights activists Dr. Roslyn Pope, Lonnie King, and Charles Black the writers of the original Appeal to Human Rights. ~