We Watch The Watchers
Albert Fox Cahn, Esq. - Executive Director
Albert Fox Cahn is S.T.O.P.’s founder and executive director. Mr. Cahn previously served as CAIR–NY’s inaugural Legal Director and as an associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.
Ayyan Zubair - Civil Rights Intern
Ayyan Zubair is a rising 2L at the University of Calfornia, Berkeley School of Law. A native New Yorker, Ayyan studied Economics at Stony Brook University, where he served as the Undergraduate Student Government President. Ayyan can most often be found reading the New York Times and listening to hip-hop music.
Adam Tang - Communications intern
Representing the newest generation of public relations practitioners, Adam Tang is a rising senior at Boston University. His expertise includes graphic design, content developing, and social media outreach. He has helped technology, healthcare, and investment companies gain more sales, brand awareness, and audiences. He is aspiring to be a PR professional in healthcare or non-profit sector in the future.
James Blum - Civil Rights Intern
James Blum is a rising 3L at New York University School of Law. Born and raised in New York City, Mr. Blum returned to New York after completing his B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan. He previously served as a Summer Research Fellow at the Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law and continues his work as a Research Assistant for two NYU professors focusing on legal history.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Aparna Anantharaman, Esq. - Board Secretary
Aparna Anantharaman, Esq. is a Civil and Commercial Litigator with over a dozen favorable verdicts over the course of her career.
Nigar Shaikh, Esq. - Board President
Nigar Shaikh is a Senior Complex Commercial Litigation Associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.
COMMUNITY ADVISORY BOARD
Ángel Díaz, Esq. - Community Advisory Board member
Ángel Díaz is Counsel to the Liberty and National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice.
Prof. Jasmine McNealy - Community Advisory Board member
Professor McNealy is an assistant professor in the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications.
Brandon hicks - Community Advisory Board member
Brandon Hicks is an organizer and advocate with National Action Network.
Jerome Greco, esq. - Community Advisory Board member
Jerome D. Greco is a public defender in the Digital Forensics Unit of the Legal Aid Society in New York City.
Cynthia Conti-Cook, esq. - Community Advisory Board member
Cynthia Conti-Cook is a staff attorney at the New York City’s Legal Aid Society.
KUJEGI CAMARA - Community Advisory Board member
Kujegi Camara is the Muslim Community Network’s Community Education & Interfaith Program Coordinator
Murad Awawdeh - Community Advisory Board member
Murad Awawdeh is the New York Immigration Coalition's Vice President of Advocacy at the New York Immigration Coalition.
Reem Ramadan - Community Advisory Board member
Reem Ramadan was born and raised in Bahrain and is currently the Lead Organizer at the Arab American Association of New York.