Welcome to Create-A-Voice, a blog that is used for expressing urban thought and personal creativity.
Why are you here...
My name is Umar Hakim, an American Civil Liberties Union member, and I have been recently nominated to potentially join its Southern California Westside Chapter (Los Angles.) This opportunity would strengthen my community organizing efforts as well as develop a new relationship with other ACLU members for social justice and more.
As Executive Director for Systems for Human Empowerment, which is a 501c3 organization based in South Los Angeles. Our mission “is to teach life skills to economically underprivileged youth and adults so that social ills are replaced with opportunities for intellectual and economic empowerment.” This is partly what I bring to any collaboration and/or network where I participate. I am an active member with the following local, regional, and national networks:
- Bend The Arc Community Organizing Residency (COR)
- NewGround Muslim – Jewish Partnership for Change
- American Muslim Civic Leadership Institute
- LA Voice of the PICO Network
- Ready Los Angeles Emergency Management
- ILM Foundation
Change-maker in Action: Umar Hakim
Did you know that our change-maker Umar Hakim brings people together as part of Humanitarian Day annually to serve those in need in LA? Learn more about his story here and apply to become a change-maker by Sept. 17th! https://goo.gl/geJNlp #BreakNewGround
Posted by NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change on Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Each network has played a vital role, at preparing mindful-leaders to participate with an effective moral authenticity for civic engagement.
Call to Action!
Recently ballots were sent out to ACLU members, and I would like to ask for your support and vote, by September 30, 2015. As mentioned, building networks for social justice that will establish balance for many Americans is my objective, for the work we facilitate.
What am I offering:
- Being a resourceful person
- Networks that are relevant for social justice
- Knowledge and comprehension of the urban world
- An openness to collaborate, learn, and achieve set goals
- and more...
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Thank you for this Opportunity!