African Communities Together
Civil & Human Rights
North America, United States
Amaha Kassa 2012 Black Male Achievement Fellow
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.
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.