Meet Our Fellows

The YP4 Network has grown to over 1,500 young activists doing social justice work in communities across the United States and the world. For a sense of who is working in your area or where to find other members of the YP4 network, please consult the directory below.

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Total found: 1802

Zuhdiah

Zuhdiah Sarhan

Zuhdiah is a founding member of the George Mason chapter of United2Heal, a humanitarian non-profit which raises money to send excess medical supplies to countries in need. She is an active volunteer with Mason Life, a post-secondary program for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and assists the students of the program with class work and residential life activities. As a part of the Arab Student Association and a member of the Dabke team, a traditional Mediterranean folk dance, it seems that the common denominator between all Zuhdiah’s projects is connectivity between people from all different walks of life with the goal of decreasing discrimination and hate, whether it is due to differences in culture, disability, or need.

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Zuleima Flores-Abid

Flores-Abid is a first-generation, female college graduate from a working class family, Zuleima believes in the importance of helping people from all backgrounds allocate resources to have livable conditions to succeed in our society. As a former External Affairs Chair for Legal Education Association for Diversity (LEAD) and former mentor for Freedom4Youth, she learned that access to resources and opportunities is crucial and makes the difference in individuals future endeavors. Once, Zuleima graduated from UC Santa Barbara she returned to her hometown Stockton, CA and took part in Motivation TV’s “Campaign For Change.” With a drive to bring about change, Zuleima helped to coordinate community events aimed at giving individuals an opportunity to share their story on stage. Recently she has joined the National Alliance on Mental Illness in which she helps to run State programs and assist affiliates in the state of California. To this day, Zuleima holds dearly in her heart the day her mother told her at the Tijuana border, “Tu Fuerte como un roble” which means “Stay Strong like an Oak Tree.” Those words have taught Zuleima that words are powerful and can change people’s perspectives towards life. That same message she plans to take to each individual she meets and hopes that those individuals pass that message on to others.

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