Kandake Ameena Siddique

Kandake Ameena Siddique is a Muslim American who is committed to criminal penal reform, equity in education and community relations. She is the Finance Manager at the Association of Legal Administrators in Chicago and a board member of the Learn Charter School Network, serving over 4,000 students across 10 Chicago area campuses and one new campus in Washington, DC.

Kandake is also the co-founder of Together We Must, a grassroots social organization, and the Board Secretary for the Islamic Urban Community Center in Chicago. She partners with her husband, Al Ameen, in several dawah initiatives including the Solution Series: Al Ameen, The Incarcerated Imam. She also volunteers for several criminal justice task forces and advocates for numerous individuals who are currently incarcerated.

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