Johanna Mustafa is the current Policy and Advocacy Manager. Johanna works closely with the Board of Directors and legislative and media team members to develop and execute advocacy strategies in support of Poligon’s policy agenda. She closely monitors policy developments in Congress, and identifies opportunities for proactive responses. Her role also includes, but is not limited to, leading policy communications and outreach work, delivering congressional advocacy trainings, and coalition building.
Johanna has a passion for civil rights work and social, racial, and economic justice. She brings years of experience in national and grassroots advocacy and organizing work with the American Muslim community. Prior to joining the Poligon team, Johanna served as an Advocacy Specialist for the National Network of Arab American Communities. She also led civic engagement campaigns with the Arab American Institute and the Arab American Civic Council.
Johanna earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, with a minor in Law and Society, from the University of Southern California.