Organizing. Consciousness. Power.

Rosalie Whiley - Chair

Rosalie Whiley

Rosalie 'Cookie' Whiley, has worked with the Miami Workers Center for nine years in various capacities, and has been a member of the board for three years. She has worked on projects consisting of issues ranging from: home vacancies, the Scott Carver campaign, Transit Village campaign, and tenants’ rights issues. Cookie is a member of the MWC leadership board, and presides over the Campaign Strategy Committee. Cookie was born and raised in Overtown, and attended Miami Springs High School. Community activism and cooking are her hobbies and passion. Cookie embraces the Miami Workers Center’s Black & Brown Unity project, and sees it as an opportunity to, “Allow people to understand that in order to have anything in our community, we have to be as “one” as we can in order to make change possible, and to get people to understand that we need to fight to make our community change.”