Athena Salman is an activist and a Democratic member of the Arizona House of Representatives elected to represent District 26 in 2016. Athena Salman currently serves as the Minority Whip of the Arizona House of Representatives.
Addresses DSA's Medicare for All
- “Why do they want us to internalize our own oppression? Could it be because in one quarter Cigna made $123 million? How many kids could we feed and educate with that money?”
Dan O'Neal October 26, 2018 ·
Great event with Michael Lighty - Medicare For All - DSA leader Benjamin Fong, PDA state coordinator Dan O'Neal, Michael Lighty of The Sanders Institute, CWA activist Yolanda Bejarano, and State Rep. Athena Salman.
Supporting Kyrsten Sinema
- “It’s like when we had to vote for either Trump or Hillary,” Angelica Romero, 21, the vice president of the Planned Parenthood student activist group on the Arizona State University campus said. “Hillary wasn’t the perfect candidate, there was a lot I disagreed with her on, but are we gonna vote for Trump? No. Are we gonna vote for McSally? No.”
- “McSally is just so much worse,” said Athena Salman, a young, progressive Democratic state legislator in Arizona. “To create a false equivalency there is absurd and dangerous,” she added. “That’s how we ended up with Trump.”