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Dara Adams

Northeast Regional Director
Dara is the Northeast Regional Director of FWD.us, an immigration advocacy organization founded by tech and business leaders to mobilize the community around the issue of commonsense immigration reform. In this role Dara determines FWD.us’ strategy for New York, Boston and the surrounding states, including planning events, recruiting surrogates, and engaging elected officials and press.  Dara has dedicated her career to helping others, from her first job as an aide to Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, where she worked to help hundreds of immigrants navigate the legal immigration system, to her candidacy for New York City Council, running to improve the quality of life for residents of the 4th council district and the City of New York. Dara also served as the Director of Community Affairs for the New York City Department of Education under Chancellor Walcott and Mayor Bloomberg and served as the New York Director for State and Local Government for famed software company SAS.  Dara is a relentless fighter for the causes she cares about including immigration, education and technology. Outside of the office, Dara enjoys yoga, cooking, and seeing the world.  Follow her on Twitter @DaraLAdams

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