Gaber Is MPAC's New 'I Am Change' Fellow

December 3, 2013

It is with great pleasure, MPAC announced that Abeer Gaber, a graduate of UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs, with a focus on international policy and practice, and a former MPAC Young Leader, is our new “I Am Change” Fellow.

“I am excited to work at MPAC because I am passionate about helping the community and working to increase the political voice of my community,” Gaber said. “MPAC has been a pioneer for the past 25 years, and I am looking forward to being part of its future.”

Gaber, who most recently served as an Americorps member for ACCESS California Services, where she served as Employment Services Case Manager, will be focusing on leadership training, communications, grassroots activism and community organizing.

Gaber has been part of the MPAC family for many years, initially coming on board as  an intern, a Young Leaders Summit delegate and also a Civic Outreach Research Fellow, evaluating the “Truth Over Fear” program as part of her Applied Policy Project. She helped produce an election guide for California November 2013 election.

In addition, she interned in the summers of 2006 and 2007 at the Law Offices of Gihan L. Thomas in Los Angeles, where she gained an in-depth look into the current immigration process and the trials and tribulations immigrants must overcome in order to become a U.S. citizen.Gaber graduated cum laude from UCLA in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in English literature, receiving two honors upon graduation. 



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