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Welcome to the 2018 AFCOST Symposium. Below you will find the schedule and registration.
The Symposium will be held at Lesley University Brattle Campus.
 Washburn and Sherrill Halls on Lesley’s Brattle Campus (off of Garden Street)

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Sumaiya Zama

CAIR- Massachusetts
Director of Community Advocacy and Education
Sumaiya Zama is an educator, community organizer, youth advocate, and human rights activist from the Greater Boston area. Currently, she works for the Massachusetts Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the largest and oldest civil rights organization for Muslims in the United States. As the Director of Community Advocacy and Education at CAIR, Sumaiya works to provide young people, community members, educators, and youth workers access to the tools to self-advocate, implement inclusionary practices, build power, and hone leadership skills. Prior to joining CAIR, Sumaiya was a youth worker for the City of Cambridge, working primarily with children of color from immigrant and refugee families. She holds a degree in Political Science with minors in Human Rights and African Studies from the University of Massachusetts in Boston. She is also a writer and poet, and believes in our ability to teach others and build bridges through storytelling and art. In her spare time, Sumaiya writes and performs poetry at local venues in the Boston and Cambridge area.