Amaha Kassa

  • African Communities Together

  • 2012 Black Male Achievement Fellow

Amaha Kassa
  • African Communities Together

  • 2012 Black Male Achievement Fellow

bold idea

Improve the lives of Africans in America and on the African continent with a national network that provides direct services, grassroots organizing, and policy advocacy.

organization overview

African Communities Together (ACT) supports and empowers Africans in America and on the African continent by increasing the African immigrant diasporas social, economic, and political power. ACT is a national network that brings together members from diverse communities of residence, countries of origin, and backgrounds around common issues, values, and identities.

Personal Bio

A first-generation Ethiopian immigrant, Amaha Kassa has over 15 years’ experience as a labor and community organizer, nonprofit director, and social entrepreneur. Amaha just completed a law degree at University of California, Berkeley and a Master’s in Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School. Prior to graduate school, he served for 9 years as Executive Director of East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy, a workers’ rights research and advocacy organization in Oakland, CA.

  • Issue Area ?

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    Civil and Human Rights

  • Organization/Fellow Location ?

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    New York, USA

  • Impact Location ?

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  • Organization Structure ?

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    Nonprofit

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