Faizah Malik is Counsel and Manager of Special Projects at Single Stop USA, a national Harlem-based nonprofit dedicated to helping low-income individuals, families, and community college students access the critical government benefits, free tax preparation, financial counseling, and legal assistance that will enable them to end the cycle of poverty.
Faizah is a recent graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, where she received the 2010-2011 Jane L. Mixer Memorial Award for her contributions to advancing the cause of social justice. Prior to joining Single Stop, Faizah was a law graduate fellow at the Community Development Project of the Urban Justice Center. Faizah has interned at the Asian American Legal Defense Fund, Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A, and the Restaurant Opportunities Center of Michigan. During law school, she was a Notes Editor for the Michigan Journal of Law Reform, President of the Michigan Immigration and Labor Law Association, and a student attorney in the law school’s Community and Economic Development Clinic and Human Trafficking Clinic. She was the recipient of a 2010 Equal Justice America Fellowship and a 2009 APALSA Public Interest Fellowship.
She is a 2006 graduate of Brown University.