Jasmen Rogers

 Jasmen Rogers

Jasmen Rogers

Jasmen Rogers is a community organizer in Dade and Broward counties, working with the Black Lives Matter Alliance Broward on issues of racial justice and formerly organizing with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). Jasmen developed a zeal for social justice after the 2006 tragic death of Martin Lee Anderson at the hands of boot camp staff in Panama City, Florida.p>

Since that time, Jasmen has continued the spirit of grassroots organizing alongside various organizations in South Florida. Jasmen was a part of a team of South Florida organizers seeking justice against police brutality in the case of Lavall Hall, Jermaine McBean, and others who have been victimized by the system of law enforcement.

She has appealed to the UN regarding human rights violations present in policing and is currently working with others on campaigns demanding local law enforcement agencies rectify their inequities and predatory police practices. Jasmen was also recently elected to the board of directors of the ACLU of Broward County and chosen as for "Miami Girls Make History" by the Miami Girls Foundation.

 

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