Najah (they/them) is a Black disabled woman who was raised in the Muslim faith tradition. As a Program Officer on Barr’s Climate team, Najah’s work focuses on the Mobility strategy and assisting with program-wide activities related to advancing racial equity.
A next evolution to advance equitable solutions for transportation, community planning, and development in Massachusetts.
An opportunity to practice resting, being in community, and imagining new relationships and possibilities.
Through an interview with Jules Faña, Barr’s communications coordinator, Najah Casimir, our Mobility Program Officer, discusses what drives their work, lessons from past experiences that they’re applying to their current role, and their priorities at Barr.
As more fare-free and affordable transit initiatives are implemented across the state, voters support shifting the burden of transportation costs away from individuals to systems.