Nadia Aziz serves as Policy Counsel of the Stop Hate Project with the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, where she works to ensure individuals and organizations targeted by hate have the resources they need to confront hate in their communities. Prior to joining the Lawyers’ Committee in 2017, Nadia worked at the Arab American Institute in Washington, DC as Director of Government Relations where she represented the interests of nearly 3.7 million Arab Americans, and encouraged their direct engagement in civic and political life. She has previously worked with America Votes, the Democratic National Committee, and the Democratic National Convention Committee.
Nadia is a graduate of Clemson University and Charlotte School of Law. She writes and speaks on issues relating to the representation of minorities in politics, hate crimes, and the securitization of communities of color. She is licensed to practice law in North Carolina. Nadia's has been featured on CNN.com, The Hill, The Huffington Post, and The Ed Schultz Show.
Sub-specialities: Representation of minorities in the U.S., Community engagement, Civil rights issues including voting rights, Hate Crimes, Hate rhetoric in public dialogue and the impact on communities
4 days, 5 reports of hate crimes, and a disturbing trend developing in America
CNN [December 12, 2018]
When hate comes to campus
Huffington Post [May 26, 2017]
Ed Schultz News and Commentary: Monday the 30th of January
Ed Schultz Podcast [January 30, 2017]
White House nears goal of resettling 10,000 Syrian refugees
The Hill [August 04, 2016]
South Carolina can redefine Southern hospitality
The Greenville News [October 30, 2015]