Students for Economic Justice 2019 Fellowship
Amina is a recent graduate of San Diego State University, where she studied English and minored in journalism with a certificate in editing and publishing. She was born and raised in San Diego, specifically City Heights. Passionate about community, she is absolutely dedicated to social justice and advocacy. She currently serves on the board of directors for the Legal Aid Society of San Diego as a client board member. She most recently interned with U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris’ San Diego field office and the International Rescue Committee in City Heights. As a daughter of a Somali refugee, she recognizes the systematic gaps in achieving social and economic justice for minorities, immigrants, and refugees alike. She hopes to contribute to lessening this gap in the future in the areas of law and public policy.