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How Civic Engagement Transforms Communities

Wednesday, October 14 | 7:30-9:00pm EST

Join us for an informational community forum about the importance of civic engagement at the federal, state, and local levels for the Assyrian-American community. Get an inside look at how government works, and learn more about advocating effectively, engaging elected officials, and running for office.

This event will be held on Zoom. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information on how to join the session. View FAQs here.

Atour Sargon

Trustee, Village of Lincolnwood, IL

Paul Karmo, Esq.

Former Parks Commissioner, West Bloomfield Township

Grace Dikho Younan

Legislative Aide, CA State Assembly

Ramsin Benjamin

Co-Founder and Board Member,

Vote Assyrian

Atour Sargon is a member of the Board of Trustees in Lincolnwood, Illinois. She attended the Illinois Women's Institute Leadership Training Academy and completed her training in 2019.

Paul Karmo is an attorney and advocate who was elected to the West Bloomfield Township Parks Commission, and later served on the township's Environmental Commission.

Grace Dikho Younan is a Legislative Assistant in the office of Representative Adrin Nazarian of the California State Legislature.

Ramsin Benjamin is an advocate and community organizer who co-founded and serves on the executive board of Vote Assyrian. He has substantial experience with community organizing, canvassing, and political campaigns.

This event is presented in partnership with Vote Assyrian. Learn more here.

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