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Rashida Tlaib's Biography

Office:

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House (MI) - District 12

Contact Information

Campaign


Post Office Box 32777
Detroit, MI 48232

26215 Trowbridge Street
Inkster, MI 48141

Downriver Neighborhood Service Center
10600 West Jefferson
River Rouge, MI 48218

4401 Conner Street
Detroit, MI 48215

7700 2nd Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202

1628 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

Rashida Tlaib

Gender:

Female

Family:

Husband: Fayez; 2 Children: Adam, Yusuf

Birth Date:

07/24/1976

Birth Place:

Detroit, MI

Home City:

Detroit, MI

Religion:

Muslim

JD, Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School, 2004

BA, Political Science/Government, Wayne State University, 1994-1998

Representative, United States House of Representatives, Michigan, District 13, 2019-present

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Michigan, District 12, 2022

Representative, Michigan State House of Representatives, 2008-2014

Candidate, Michigan State Senate, District 4, 2014

Member, Congressional Freethought Caucus

Member, Congressional Progressive Caucus

Co-Chair, Michigan Nonprofit Legislative Caucus

Former Member, Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance, United States House of Representatives

Former Employee, Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services

Former Employee, International Institute of Metro Detroit

Social Worker, Latin Americans For Social and Economic Development

Social Worker, Neighborhood Tax Center

Former Staff Member, Social Work, Office of State Representative Steve Tobocman

Former Attorney, Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social Justice

Member, Democratic Socialists of America

Establishing Member, The Mary Turner Center for Advocacy

Awards:

Made history by becoming the first female Muslim legislator in Michigan and only the second in the country

Michigan's Children Visionary Freshman Award

Alternative for Girls Role Model Award Award

CAIR Michigan's Empowering Muslims award

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