ABC7Chicago Newsviews: Illinois Council on Women & Girls (Part 1 and 2)
The newly formed Illinois Council on Women & Girls aims to give women a greater voice in crafting state laws that impact them. Members of the General Assembly are considering a proposal to have that council advise them and the governor on any legislation impacting women and girls. Kina Collins, chairwoman of the Illinois Council on Women & Girls, and Maaria Mozaffar, a civil rights attorney, visited ABC7 to talk about the council and its potential role.
WGN Radio 720 AM: Maaria Mozaffar Works To Empower Women
Feb. 8, 2018: We bring on the astonishing activist – Maaria Mozaffar who tells Patti about an exciting fundraiser happening on Feb 10th, The United State Of Women, which discusses the everyday actions people can take to empower and improve the lives of women.
WGN Radio 720 AM: Empowering Women
Jan. 28, 2018: Brian welcomes civil rights attorney and women’s rights activist Maaria Mozaffar to discuss how women can create change in their communities
aSweatLife: Maaria Mozaffar, Civil Rights Attorney and Author, Talks Selfless Goals
Dec. 12, 2017:
“Meddling,” my husband said after consulting dictionary.com to try to settle an argument, “is a bad thing.”
I put my headphones back on, not acknowledging what he considered a win. Sure, a meddler isn’t invited to address an issue, but that doesn’t mean she can’t help make it better with her unique skills. After meeting Maaria Mozaffar – civil rights attorney, policy drafter and author of More Than Pretty – who describes herself as a “meddler,” I can’t help but see the descriptor as good.
“I think everybody has the ability to have empathy and step in others’ shoes, but not everybody pays attention to it,” Mozaffar told me on this week’s episode of #WeGotGoals. “I paid attention to it since childhood … that it made me very satisfied.”
ABC7 Chicago's Windy City Live: Four Star Chicagoan Feature
Nov. 10, 2017: As a civil rights attorney, this week’s 4 Star Chicagoan is helping others fight discrimination and is creating laws that bring change to local communities.
Maaria Mozaffar is a civil rights attorney, mediator and legislative consultant who works on her cases pro bono. Her mission is to show people how to take control of their lives through the legal and legislative process that our society is built on.