Organizing Strategy and Practice

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Rosemary Rivera

Rosemary Rivera is the Co-Executive Director of Citizen Action of New York, a statewide grassroots membership organization fighting for social, racial, economic and environmental justice at the local, state and federal level. She has been an organizer with Syracuse United Neighbors, Rochester Metro Justice, and SEIU 1199's Healthcare Education Project before coming back to Citizen Action of New York as Organizing and Training Director and now Co-Executive Director. She has sat on numerous boards and committees Rochester, New York and has a deep policy and organizing expertise in the area of education justice and restorative practices.  Originally from New York City, Rosemary is also a State Committee Member of the New York Working Families Party and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Alliance for Quality Education.