Bilal Malik is a Civil Rights Intern at CAIR-SFBA. In his role, he assists the Legal Team with their cases and projects, including their work on prisoners’ rights and school bullying.
Bilal is an incoming freshman at Mission College. During high school, he was an active member of the Speech and Debate team, earning a speaker award at the Santa Clara University tournament, and was the president of his high school’s Muslim Student Association. During his time as a Boy Scout, Bilal was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout, and has won the Eagle Scout of the Year award twice in California. He has been a volunteer with CAIR for four years, providing help at the CAIR Annual Banquet and Muslim Day at the Capitol. Additionally, he has participated in CAIR’s Muslim Gamechangers Network and Muslim Youth Leadership Program where he first found his passion for civil rights and social justice.
In his free time, Bilal enjoys hiking in the Santa Cruz mountains, eating at one of the several Halal restaurants in the Bay Area, reading Wikipedia, watching the Sacramento Kings lose, and playing basketball.