ACLU board member Shannon Erwin knows the civil liberties threats faced by local Muslims: she joined other Muslim lawyers to provide access to legal counsel to Muslims contacted by law enforcement after the 2013 Marathon bombings, and last year, she cofounded the Muslim Justice League, which provides legal resources to Muslims and where she serves as director.

The Boston Globe profiles Erwin—along with Cambridge city councilor Nadeem Mazen, Yusufi Vali of the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center and John Robbins of the Council on American-Islamic Relations—as a leader working to defend and expand Muslims' rights.

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