New Citizen Now a National Delegate

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Raised by 67 people in 31 months
Hello Fellow Change Makers!
Thank you for visiting my Go Fund Me page. My name is Kashimana, and I became an American Citizen about three months ago and boy have I been busy!


When I became an American Citizen, I vowed to be an active participant of the democratic process, so I attended my local caucus and volunteered to be a delegate for my precinct. One little step made a huge difference in my life because on Sunday, May 22nd, I was elected by the 4th Congressional District Senate District 64 to be a delegate for Bernie Sanders at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this July 25th to the 28th. I am humbled to have had this dream come true!

However, it is an expensive commitment to be a national delegate to the Democratic National Convention, which is why I am asking for your contribution to support the costs of attending the convention. Your contribution will be used to pay for travel to Philadelphia, for accommodations and meals that I cannot afford on my own. I am a full-time admissions coordinator, a composition songwriting student, and a musician. My husband works two jobs as well and together the cost would be too much for us to cover alone.


Earlier this year, I was honored to hear the First Lady Michelle Obama speak about the Let Girls Learn Initiative. Mrs. Obama talked about the importance of equal access to education for girls and the importance of adding our voices to the different decision making tables around the world.


I wanted to be a national delegate so I could encourage  new American citizen women like me, to dive into the democratic process, to use their voice and represent their communities by actively sharing their stories.

I have lived in other countries where education and healthcare are not accessible, affordable, or safe. Where the inequality and loss of human rights is high; therefore, I can not stand by to see a silencing of voices based on race, gender, sexuality, national origin, or disability. As a national delegate, I pledge to be a strong and sensible voice, fighting for change and representing Minnesota positively.

Your contribution will make this goal possible and your belief in me means everything.

There are two ways you can help:

1. Please take a moment and click the link to donate any amount you can. Every donation counts!

2. Please share this page link with all of your friends and encourage them to share it with their friends.

With your help, we can be Change Makers together!

Thank you <3

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Sunday Pre-Convention was an amazing day! My allergies are going crazy but I am powering through. I met so many cool people today I don't even know where to start. Here are a few pictures.
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Great News! I've reached my goal and I am currently on my way to Philadelphia by way of Baltimore. I am so excited to get there and be there. Over the last couple of weeks, you have supported and cheered for me and I want you to know that I appreciate this and I appreciate you.

It has been a hard couple of weeks but the hard work continues. I want to invite you to come along with me to Philly. I will be posting pictures, videos, and news all over social media. You can find me on Facebook, Instagram: @the_kashimana, snapchat: Kashimana, Twitter: @the_kashimana and Tumblr: Kashimana
Join in the fun with me, comment, share, ask questions and get involved.

Special thanks to SD64 Committee for being a wonderful resource and for their generous donation which put me squarely at my goal. Thank you to everyone that donated and shared my go fund me page. You Rock!!! See you in Philly Change Makers! #KashinPhilly
On My way!
Thank you SD64
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Less than a week left to the Democratic National Convention. Thank you so much for your support so far; I couldn't have made it this far without your help. I only have $395 left to reach my goal. If you are wondering about Bernie endorsing Hillary, I want you to know that this is not about me but our community. As a supporter and pledged delegate to Bernie, I haven't changed my goals and plan, I will keep my integrity and proudly place my vote with the people that elected me into this honorable position and believe in Bernie Sanders. I believe that fighting for a better tomorrow, and working towards achieving the best for our country is very important and necessary. Treating one another with kindness, embracing the fact that comforting one another is free, and taking care of one another not only when we are in pain. I encourage you to get involved and stay involved. Please keep sharing and help me reach my goal before Friday, which is when I will be leaving. Thank you for your support. #notmeUS ❤️
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I attended the 'Are We Next? - Children March', on Sunday and it was a very humbling experience to see and hear all these young children talking about the recent deaths and our responses to what is happening in America today. The very clear message was 'Enough is Enough'. Let love lead in our thinking, in our speaking, in our feeling and in our actions.
Tonight I will, be adding my voice to the healing by singing with The Brandon Projekt at Theodore Wirth Park at 7pm. Please join me if you are available. Thank you for your support.
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Amber McLean
29 months ago

Go, Mighty Lady! Thank you. :-) ♥

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29 months ago
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Margaret Merar
29 months ago

Congratulations! On your citizenship !

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Amber McLean
29 months ago

Thank you, Mighty Lady!!! Safe travels.

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Dick nad Julie Andzenge
29 months ago

Kash: we are with you though we would rather you go than us

Amber McLean
29 months ago

Go, Mighty Lady! Thank you. :-) ♥

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