Samira Abrar is a graduate of American University in Kabul, Afghanistan, with a degree in law. She has worked for USAID-funded rule of law projects and the MEC Anti-Corruption Committee in Afghanistan for several years, supporting Afghan court systems. Samira also has worked with CODEPINK: Women for Peace as Social Media Campaign Manager and now works as an organizer for CODEPINK’s Divest from the War Machine campaign. She also works for The Jerusalem Prayer Project, an Interfaith non-profit multimedia production company based in Los Angeles.
"The fact that our nation is the only advanced industrial country without universal healthcare cannot be blamed on Republican obstruction alone. It was also caused by Democratic leaders who've spent decades catering to corporate interests."