NEA is proud to host the virtual training in collaboration with our partners at Grassroots Asian Rising.
Wednesday, May 24, 7-8 PM ET
Roksana Mun, National Co-Director, Grassroots Asians Rising (GAR)
Roksana joined DRUM - Desis Rising Up & Moving in 2003 when members of her family and community were detained and deported through Special Registration. Since then, Roksana has been a youth organizer, organizing working-class, immigrant Desi youth in NYC public high schools fighting to end the School-to-Prison-Deportation and Low-Wage-Jobs-Pipeline and later served as DRUM’s Director of Strategy and Training, leading racial, immigrant and education justice campaigns and the political education and organizing trainings of organizers, leaders and members. She firmly believes it is the responsibility of our movements to center the leadership of impacted, frontline communities to direct and lead change. Roksana is a Bangladeshi-born immigrant raised in NYC. She is the proud daughter of a domestic worker and a taxi driver.