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Azad Charania is from Glen Allen, Virginia and has lived in Washington DC since moving to attend American University Fall of 2018, where they studied politics, policy, and law. They found home in Washington DC building support networks for trans folks ages 18-28 experiencing housing instability. During this time, Azad worked specifically within LGBTQIA+ Muslims to combat surveillance and promote transformative justice. Azad is passionate about building people power among impoverished and working-class communities to build a safer and healthier world. Being a part of the Empower DC team excites and motivates them as building a world with cleaner air and more equitable housing requires organizing collective actions.