Fayaz Nawabi

Policy and Advocacy Manager

Fayaz Nawabi is the Policy and Advocacy Manager for the Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American Islamic Relations.

Mr. Nawabi has become an increasingly prominent voice in the American Muslim Community, is a Hafiz of Quran, community organizer, khateeb, civil rights advocate and surfer.

After graduating from San Diego State University with degrees in Public Administration, City Planning and Japanese, he served as the Youth Director for the San Diego Chapter of the Muslim American Society for several years.

Mr. Nawabi ran for public office and was elected as a Delegate for the California Democratic Party in 2017 and currently serves as the Director of Communications for the California Democratic Party’s Arab American Caucus.

He is proud to advocate for the civil liberties of the more than half a million Muslims that live in the Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside County areas.