Author: cisaadeh

Bio: Cirien Saadeh is a freelance journalist as well as a student in Prescott College’s Sustainability Education program in Arizona. As a Ph.D. student, Saadeh develops community-based journalism curriculum, for low-income communities of color, and is also developing a cooperative journalism model based in those communities. Professionally and academically, her work focuses on the intersections between journalism and social movements. You can find her on Twitter at @CMiriam


The ‘Ilhan Omar Effect’:  How a Somali-American Muslim Woman Candidate is Mobilizing Millennial Voters in Minnesota

Posted on: 24 Oct 2016

Omar is poised to be the first Somali-American elected to a state legislature in the U.S