45 min

Sufyan Sohel Broken Office Chair

    • Non-Profit

In this episode, Bessie chats with Sufyan Sohel, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel at Resilience Force and Host of the show Change Agents. They discuss international politics, racism, immigration, and how their personal experiences shape their views on the topics. Sufyan is a civil rights lawyer, mediator, and facilitator who has dedicated his career to strengthen community organizations and to be an advocate for our most vulnerable. Sufyan currently serves as Chief Operating Officer and general Counsel at Resilience Force, a nonprofit that advocates for the rights of the workforce that rebuilds our communities after climate disasters. Sufyan is also Chair of the Cook County Human Rights Commissioner, the co-chair of the DePaul Law Diversity Council, and on the board of directors for the Chicago Access Network Television (CAN-TV), and the ACLU of Illinois, where he serves as the organization’s Affiliate Equity Officer. Sufyan also hosts a weekly cable talk show, Change Agents, where he spotlights critical issues impacting Chicagoans, and amplifies the voices and efforts of leaders and organizations working to create positive change in Chicago’s communities.
Please note guest opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Bessie or Alternatives.

In this episode, Bessie chats with Sufyan Sohel, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel at Resilience Force and Host of the show Change Agents. They discuss international politics, racism, immigration, and how their personal experiences shape their views on the topics. Sufyan is a civil rights lawyer, mediator, and facilitator who has dedicated his career to strengthen community organizations and to be an advocate for our most vulnerable. Sufyan currently serves as Chief Operating Officer and general Counsel at Resilience Force, a nonprofit that advocates for the rights of the workforce that rebuilds our communities after climate disasters. Sufyan is also Chair of the Cook County Human Rights Commissioner, the co-chair of the DePaul Law Diversity Council, and on the board of directors for the Chicago Access Network Television (CAN-TV), and the ACLU of Illinois, where he serves as the organization’s Affiliate Equity Officer. Sufyan also hosts a weekly cable talk show, Change Agents, where he spotlights critical issues impacting Chicagoans, and amplifies the voices and efforts of leaders and organizations working to create positive change in Chicago’s communities.
Please note guest opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Bessie or Alternatives.

45 min