About

Community-Data Reports

Here is a list of community/Detail reports that I have done and written: Community Reports: How can we make local election matter to ALL residents in Saint Paul? The need for legitimacy of the district planning council: The case for district council 7 PSA: Data Literacy and Deeper Insight on Saint Paul Crime Data [Unpublished …

My Values

My personal motivation pushing me to serve other is to reduce suffering and create a better world. I don’t want other children and people to experience the trauma that I went through. This means advocating systems that improve interpersonal relationship skills, deal with trauma with healing, and build intimate connections with community member outside the …

Personal Bio

I was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and came to America when I was two years old (Dad is holding me). My family came to America via lottery, through the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program . I was raised in Hollis/Jamaica, NYC. I’m the middle child of five (three brothers and one younger sister). As a teenager, …

Personal Policing Trauma Story

The community trauma toward the police is real. My own trauma journey involved being a by-product of over-policing by the New York Police Department (NYPD). I have overcome this fear by building relationships with officers and getting to understand their role. Personally, growing up as a NYC teenager, I’ve experienced being racially profiled several times, …

Teaching Portfolio

The following is an excerpt from my teaching philosophy statement: The instructor should serve a dual role: the knowledgeable teacher and righteous role model. The most sought out instructors by students are the ones who are engaging, friendly, and bring practical application to the course material. An influential teacher can impact students in such a …