State Senator Cyrus Habib to discuss breaking down barriers in politics

Washington State Senator Cyrus Habib will talk about public service, breaking down barriers in politics, and more March 27th in Gross Hall 324 at noon. He was elected to the Washington State Senate in 2012, the first blind legislator in Washington in over half a century. He currently serves as the Senate Democratic Whip. He is a graduate of Columbia, Oxford, and the Yale Law School, where he served as an Editor of the Yale Law Journal. Senator Habib was the first Iranian-American elected to a state office in the United States, and he was named one of the “40 Under 40 Political Rising Stars” by the The Washington Post in 2014.