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Ghadah Makoshi

Advocacy and Policy Strategist, ACLU of Pennsylvania

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Ghadah Makoshi is an Advocacy and Policy Strategist with the ACLU of PA focused on school policing reform. She brings nearly ten years of experience advocating for inclusive, quality education for all students. In September 2020, she co-authored a report with other members of the Black Girls Equity Alliance (BGEA), entitled, Disrupting Pathways to Juvenile Justice for Black Youth in Allegheny County. And in January 2022, she and Harold Jordan co-authored the ACLU of PA report, Student Arrests in Allegheny County Schools: The Need for Transparency and Accountability. She is a mom of two boys, has her undergraduate degree in English Literature, an MBA in Marketing, and a master’s in International Management.