71 | Virginia Dem Congressional Candidate: Qasim Rashid (with Model Majority Pod)
Qasim Rashid is a Pakistani-born author, activist, attorney, and is currently running for Congress in VA. When hurricane Katrina hit in 2005, Qasim was a senior in college confronted with a critical decision to make. Would you risk failing all your classes to help your neighbor? His choice was a paradigm shifting moment in his life. Now, Qasim’s campaign runs along similar veins, focused on bringing together and serving the community. In this episode Lucia talks to Qasim about his upbringing as an American Muslim and how his passion for the marginalized channeled the direction of his political career.
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