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The US Campaign started in 2002 with a staff of one. We have grown into a professional, full-time team of five, dedicated to managing all aspects of the organization and growing and supporting our coalition nationwide.

Yousef Munayyer, Executive Director

Anna Baltzer Yousef Munayyer, a political analyst and writer, is Executive Director of the US Campaign. Prior to joining the US Campaign, he was the executive director of the Jerusalem Fund and Palestine Center and had also served as a Policy Analyst for the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC).

His doctoral research focuses on the intersection between foreign
policy and domestic policy and its impact on terrorism and civil liberties. He received his BA in Political Science and History from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and MA in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland. 

He frequently writes on matters of foreign policy in the Arab and Muslim world and civil rights and civil liberties in the United States. His writings have appeared in every major metropolitan newspaper in the United States and many others internationally as well as online. He has frequently appeared to comment on national and international media outlets including CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, NBC, CBS, Al-Jazeera English, C-Span, and others many others.

Contact him at director@endtheoccupation.org


Anna Baltzer, National Organizer

Anna Baltzer
Anna is an award-winning lecturer, author, and activist for Palestinian human rights. Baltzer has appeared on television more than 100 times (including The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) and lectured at more than 500 universities, schools, churches, mosques, synagogues, and policy institutes around the world with her acclaimed presentation, "Life in Occupied Palestine: Eyewitness Stories & Photos," and her full-color book: Witness in Palestine: A Jewish American Woman in the Occupied Territories. Both her DVD and her book are available in our store. She is co-founder of US Campaign member group, the St. Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee.

Mike CooganMike Coogan, Legislative Coordinator, Director of Development

Mike joined the US Campaign after spending eight months volunteering as an English and photography teacher in Palestinian refugee camps. He holds a undergraduate degree in Political Science from University of Portland, in Oregon. Mike has been with the US Campaign since 2009, starting out as an intern, and now working full-time on a range of issues.

Ramah Kudaimi, Membership and Outreach Coordinator

Ramah Kudaimi serves on the board of the Washington Peace Center. She has been an activist with other grassroots organizations including CODEPINK: Women for Peace and the Arab American Action Network. She has a Master of Arts degree in Conflict Resolution from Georgetown University and a B.S. in Journalism from Northwestern University. Her writing has been published by Al Jazeera English, The Progressive, Truthout, and more.  

Josh RuebnerJosh Ruebner, Policy Director

Josh is a former Analyst in Middle East Affairs at Congressional Research Service, a federal government agency providing Members of Congress with policy analysis.  He holds a graduate degree in International Affairs from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC. Ruebner's analysis and commentary on U.S. policy toward the Middle East appear frequently in media such as NBC, ABC Nightline, C-SPAN, Al Jazeera, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, The Hill, Detroit Free Press, Huffington Post, Middle East Report, and more. He is the author of Shattered Hopes: Obama's Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace (Verso Books, 2013).

Contact the US Campaign staff at:
Email: uscampaign@endtheoccupation.org
Phone: 202-332-0994