Ahmed Abdi currently works as an Outreach Manager at Fair Work Center, where he conducts "Train the Trainer" & "Know Your Rights" workshops for community partner organizations around King County. He also helps coordinate the Fair Work Collaborative, a coalition of 10 organizations committed to collaborate and educate workers on labor standards. He has seven years of experience in community, political, union, business and coalition organizing. He has worked at SEIU775, Working Washington, Jewish Vocational Service and Crest Services. He has also served on the boards of African Diaspora of Washington, and the Somali American Public Advocacy Committee. Commissioner Abdi speaks Swahili and Somali.
Seattle Housing Authority offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, to observe Memorial Day.