We are excited to announce that we have endorsed Yousef Rabhi for State Representative in Ann Arbor, Michigan!
Since 2011, Yousef Rabhi has served as Washtenaw County Commissioner. Now in his third term, Commissioner Rabhi is currently serving as Vice-Chair of the Board of Commissioners. Yousef formerly served as Chair of the Board, a term characterized by a deep commitment to process and community engagement. With a life long passion for the environment, Yousef has devoted his career to nurturing diverse and healthy ecosystems in Michigan. In his current role as Volunteer Coordinator at Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum, Yousef continues to engage the community in building a healthier environment and restoring local ecosystems.
At the University of Michigan, Yousef earned a Bachelor's of Science in Environmental Science with a specialization in urban planning and ecosystems management. Yousef has been blessed with a loving and supportive family. His mother, Peggy Rabhi is a longstanding local activist and served as the Democratic Party’s Ward Chair for the 1st ward. His father, Lounes Rabhi, is a mechanical engineer and his brother is a small business owner. His grandparents were strong progressive leaders and were involved in peace, social justice and labor movements.