On February 8, the University of California Office of the President (UCOP) held a meeting with Muslim students across the University of California (UC) system. They reached out to Muslim Student Association West (MSA West) to gather the students throughout the state, and in turn, MSA West contacted Muslim Student Associations (MSAs) at UC’s to help set the agenda. Representatives from various schools attended the meeting; MSA presidents Tahmina Achekzai and Omar Awad from UC Berkeley and UC Davis respectively, Amal Ali, the MSA vice president at UC Riverside, Marium Navid, the Executive Activities Vice President from Berkeley, Aaliya Khan, a senator from Los Angeles,and Ossama Kamel an active MSA member of Irvine. Khwaja Ahmed, the Vice President of MSA West, and Rangeena Salim, the Tajdeed Retreat Chair and former President of Davis MSA, were also present.

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