The Civic Fellowship is a 5 month long paid program offered to 10th and 11th grade high school students throughout New York City
Muslim Youth NYC (MYNYC) is a leadership development program engaging Muslim high-school youth in community organizing, conflict resolution, and public speaking
Meet Our 2020-2021 Civic Fellows!
Lamis Idris is a 11th grade student at Edward R Murrow High School. Lamis describes herself as a African Muslim hijabi and liberal feminist, who is outspoken and feels empowered by her Hijab and religion. She hopes to break down hijab stereotypes!
Ummatun Ahmed is a 11th grader at Al Noor High School in Brooklyn. She describes herself an environmentalist, and avid reader, and a peacemaker.
Angel Legaspi is a 11th grade student at James Madison High School in Brooklyn.
Toaha Muhammad is a 11th grader at The Bronx High School of Science. He describes himself as a peacemaker, Muslim and Bengali-American.
Abida Khan is a 11th grade student at the High School for Environmental Studies in Brooklyn. Abida is a self-described rebel, is passionate about human rights and mental health. She is creative and artistic!
Khawng Tun is an 11th grader at James Madison High School in Brooklyn. Khawng describes himself as persistent and passionate against racism and xenophobia.
Tamana Jabbar is a 11th grader at Al Mamoor Islamic School in Queens. She is a self-described straight forward and honest person. She loves basketball and politics. She fervently follows elections and local politics.
Maimunna Muntaha is a 11th grader at Townsend Harris High School in Brooklyn. She describes herself as a feminist, liberal, enjoys traveling and cooking, and is an extrovert!
Emre Turkmen is a 10th grade student at James Madison High School. He describes himself as a student, volunteer, debater, and avid traveler!
Muddsar Yassen is in the 11th grade at James Madison High School. He identifies as a pakistaini-american, who is family oriented. He describes himself as a hustler, reformist, self-made, hard working and optimistic!
Hummairah Chowdhury is a 10th grader at the Bronx High School of Science. She describes herself as a volunteer, debater, environmentalist, liberal, feminist, foodie, passionate, and family oriented.
Riskiya Vahobova is a 11th grade student at James Madison High School. She is the team captain on her school’s cross-country team. She describes herself as a feminist, foodie, trilingual Muslim, singer, athlete, and lactose intolerant baker!
Noor Sukkar is a 11th grader at James Madison High School in Brooklyn. Noor recently moved to NYC from Florida. She describes herself as a feminist, mental health advocate, and shopaholic!
Marjona Ulmasova is a 10th grader from James Madison High School in Brooklyn.
Maisha Zui is a 11th grader at The Brooklyn Latin School in Queens. She identifies as a first generation American, who is passionate about healthcare, the environment, and systemic racism.