Rabiyah Mujahid is a Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development Fellow at ELC. Her work focuses on providing advocacy and identifying barriers to school success for children experiencing homelessness. Rabiyah is a recent graduate with honors from Arcadia University. During her time at Arcadia University, Rabiyah served as an AmeriCorps Next Step Member, challenging criminal justice policies which adversely impact lives and the achievement gap in education through mentoring underrepresented students. She also served as President of Pushing Our Women to Excel in The Real World (POWER), Office of International Peer Associates League, and Student Government Association Senator. During her undergraduate career, Rabiyah interned with former State Representative Ronald G. Waters, Tom Wolf for Governor, Office of Diversity and Inclusion at TD Bank, and Philadelphia Youth Action. Before joining ELC, Rabiyah served as Curriculum Coordinator for The Urban Affairs Coalition’s WorkReady Program, providing 1400 youth across the City of Philadelphia with summer employment. As Curriculum Coordinator, she designed and implemented curriculum based on leadership development, professionalism, service learning, and the importance of self-awareness.
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