Khalilah Sabra is an American Muslim advocate and author, best known for her work with refugees in the Middle East as well as literary contributions to the Joe L. Kincheloe and Shirley R. Steinberg series, Transgression: Cultural Studies and Education. Sabra recieved a Bachelor's in Science and Criminal Justice from California State University at Los Angeles, a graduate certification in Legal Studies at the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, and certification from the Department of Justice/BIA Accredited Representative.
Sabra is currently the Executive Director and Project developer for MAS Immigrant Justice Center. As an Accredited Representative, appears as counsel for aliens in immigration proceedings before Executive Office for Immigration Review immigration courts; the Board of Immigration Appeals (Board), and before the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). She designs and implements national programs supporting human rights, civil rights advocacy, democratic immigration protocols, gender justice and advancing the recognition of Muslims rights and the rights of all marginalized and minority citizens; initiates alliances that promote inclusion and non-discrimination.
Khalilah Sabra has served and continues to serves as a board member of several organizations and committees, including: the North Carolina Peace Action, the ACLU Racial profiling Committee, and the MEPI International Women's Committee.
Khalilah Sabra has published several successful works, such as An Unordinary Death: the Life of a Palestininian, and "Cleansed: Ethnic Cleansing in Bosnia-Herzegovina." She was a serious contributor in "Transgressions in Cultural Studies and Education."
Khalilah Sabra has many past experiences working with various social justice and humanitarian organizations, such as the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Woman (CEDAW), Amnesty International, and the Bay Area Immigrant Justice Center in San Francisco, California.
Rally Against Israeli Violence in Gaza
August 2, 2014 Rally Against Israeli Violence in Gaza, organised by ANSWER Lafayette Park. Speakers included; Osamah Abuirshaid National Coordinator American Muslims for Palestine, Salim Adofo Vice Chair National Black United Front, Lydia Catina Amaya Community Organizer Damayan Migrant Workers Associatio, Mohsin Ansari Chair ICNA Relief USA, Nihad Awad Co-Founder and Exec. Dir. Council on American Islamic Relations, Brian Becker National Director Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (ANSWER), Mahdi Bray National Director AMERICAN MUSLIM ALLIANCE POLITICAL ACTION, Karina Garcia Organizer Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (ANSWER), Carol Gay President New Jersey Industrial Union Council, Abbas Falasteen Hamideh Member Cleveland, Tarak Kauff Board Member Veterans for Peace, Alli McCracken National Coordinator CodePink: Women for Peace, Ray McGovern Analyst (Former) Central Intelligence Agency, Carl Messineo, Co-Founder Partnership for Civil Justice, Akbar Muhammad Representative, Nation of Islam, Lucy Murphy Singer, Mike Prysner Veteran Iraq War, Eugene Puryear Member Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (ANSWER), Tareq Radi Founder George Mason University->Students Against Israeli Apartheid, Khalilah Sabra Executive Director MAS Immigrant Justice Center, Cornel West Professor Emeritus Princeton University->Center for African American Studies, Ann Wright Activist, Fadi Zanayed Attorney Palestinian American Council.