OMER SOHAIL (he/they)


A VISIONARY. A KNOWLEDGE CREATOR AND IN THE WORDS OF THE VL COHORT, "a scholar activist". Omer Sohail was born in Pakistan but grew up in Southern California — neo-liberal institutions don't have the range to frame them.

Solidarity Arts Fellowship Reflections

“I've had experience organizing my community, but VL's emphasis on HEALING JUSTICE was something I was never familiar with. I'm accustomed to folx coming on to organize, only to fall off as time goes on. But VL is different because we take the time to build relationships with each other and ensure we don't replicate the same institutions that have been oppressing us.”