Azza is CAIR Arizona’s Executive Director. She previously served as the State Director for NextGen America in Arizona.NextGen mobilizes youth to become civically engaged and vote in crucial elections that will help progress on important issues in America. Azza led one of the largest youth turnouts for a presidential election in AZ history. Azza also serves as one of the co-chairs for the Phoenix Women’s March and is a highly respected figure in the immigrant rights and civic engagement landscape in the State of Arizona. She holds a degree in Translational Studies from Westminster College in Missouri and has proudly served on CAIR-AZ’s Board of Directors from July 2018 to March 2021.
CAIR Arizona (she/her)
Prior to becoming involved in Arizona politics, Hal was a classically trained ballet dancer who moved to Arizona in 2015 to work with Ballet Arizona. They currently work as the Operations Coordinator for Creosote Partners and have worked with several progressive organizations within the state. They were just accepted into the Ira A. Fulton school of engineering at ASU for Cybersecurity, and hope to bring technical skills to their passion for tech policy. A strong believer in visionary policy, Hal sees a huge lack of diverse, sustainable, and ethical policymaking in the tech arena as a whole from high-level topics like AI and Machine Learning down to the basic infrastructure of the internet.
Arizona Wins + Creosote Partners
Torey Dolan is a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and has been professionally working on research regarding election access, public policy, election litigation, redistricting, community organizing, public education, Tribal elections, and government level advocacy aimed at protecting and promoting the Native American franchise in Arizona for five years. She also engages in research and writing projects related to protecting the sovereignty and interests of Tribal communities.
She was a 2021 Instituto Monzón Fellow, a fellowship for Arizona community leaders working to build political power and political infrastructure in communities of color and low-income communities in Arizona. Her areas of expertise include Federal Indian Law, Federal Election Law, Arizona Election Law, Constitutional Law, and the intersections thereof. She is a graduate of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law where she received her Juris Doctor degree and certificate in Federal Indian law. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science – Public Service and History from the University of California Davis, with a minor in Religious Studies.
Indian Legal Clinic, Sandra Day O'Connor College
of Law at Arizona State University (she/her)