Meena Jagannath

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Meena Jagannath


Meena Jagannath is a Miami Florida activist. Co Founder at Community Justice Project, Inc.. Previously with Florida Legal Services, Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti

Meena Jagannath co-founded the Community Justice Project, Inc. in 2015, with Alana Greer, after spending the preceding three years at Florida Legal Services. She combines a deep commitment to human rights with a grounding in community organizing. From April 2011 until joining the Community Justice Project, she worked for the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux in Port-au-Prince, Haiti where she coordinated the Rape Accountability and Prevention Project. She brings her human rights experience and passion for supporting community organizing efforts to low-income communities of color in Florida. Meena is a member of the Florida and the New York Bars, and received her J.D from University of Washington Law School in 2010 where she was a William H. Gates Public Service Law Scholar. She also holds degrees from Columbia University and Tufts University.[1]

Education

University of Washington School of Law

"Disaster preparedness plan"

The New Florida Majority, April 23:

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Hurricane Irma proved that South Florida residents, government & physical infrastructure are not prepared for a severe natural disaster. Join your neighbors & community members in creating a disaster preparedness plan for your neighborhood! — with Maru Lanao, Wakumi Douglas, Francesca Menes, Dwight Bullard, Roderick C. Kemp, Isheka Harrison, Jen Janeway, Steven Moreno Jones, Tameka Bradley Hobbs, Nancy Metayer, Richard Way III, Trenise Bryant, Jasmen M. Rogers-Shaw, Tanisha Osorto, Debra J. Toomer, Tomas Kennedy, Kellie Tigertail, Mariama Gregory, Maria-Victoria Ramirez, Emmanuel George, Kizzy Rock, Meena Jagannath, Marcia Olivo, Asa R. Rogers-Shaw, Eel Kat and Erick On-Sang.

Power U connection

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Nancirulia La Cuata, Power U Center for Social Change's You Can't Build Peace with a Piece April 3, 2013 Day of Action! — with Alana Greer, Terrance VesSoul, Julio Calderon, Fiorella Bazan, Low One-hundred, Tyrone Brown, Meena Jagannath, Danilo Balladares, Shammgod Carr, Carlos A. Sanchez Savinon, Ruth Thomas, Ded Cooter, Jarrel Jones, Amir Whitaker, Juiicy Redd Bull Jay, Mahal Lee Bryant, Shamako Carr, Latraveus Mcwhorter, Ana Laura Trevino and Julia Daniel.
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Jarrel Jones April 24, 2014 ·

"True leaders don't create followers...... they create more leaders!" Thank you Power U Center for Social Change molding us into today's leaders. Great leaders behind the madness Julia Daniel Denise Perry Nancirulia La Cuata Ruth Jeannoel Elandria Williams Alana Greer Elizabeth Poppy Grace Meena Jagannath — with Ruth Thomas and Shamako Carr.

Florida comrades

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Francesca Menes, June 11 2016, with Maria Asuncion Bilbao, Umi Selah, Tia Oso, Gabriel Garcia-Vera, Alana Greer, Marleine Bastien, Meena Jagannath, Eel Kat, Esi Fynn-Obeng, Lis-Marie Gueguense, Ruth Jeannoel, Kathy Bird Carvajal, Tomas Kennedy, Natalia Jaramillo, Maria Rodriguez, LiLi Bach, Trina Jackson, Marcia Olivo, Daniel Agnew, Francois Alexandre, Karla De Anda, Valencia Gunder, Donald Anthonyson, Opal Ayo and Hulya Miclisse-Polat.

Revolutionary Strategies to Beat the Rising Right Wing

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Revolutionary Strategies to Beat the Rising Right Wing, was a nationwide conference call organized by Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Sunday October 30, 2016.

What's the nature of this right-wing threat? What has this election cycle changed about the political terrain we're fighting on? How do we need to prepare for whats coming after the election? Hear about these crucial questions from our panel of top political strategists, including Nelini Stamp, Bill Fletcher, Jr., Linda Burnham, and Sendolo Diaminah.

Those indicating interest in attending, on Facebook included Meena Jagannath.[2]

Now What? Defying Trump and the Left's Way Forward

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Now What? Defying Trump and the Left's Way Forward was a phone in webinar organized by Freedom Road Socialist Organization in the wake of the 2016 election.

Now what? We’re all asking ourselves that question in the wake of Trump’s victory. We’ve got urgent strategizing and work to do, together. Join Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson of the Movement for Black Lives and Freedom Road, Calvin Cheung-Miaw, Jodeen Olguin-Taylor of Mijente and WFP, Joe Schwartz of the Democratic Socialists of America, and Sendolo Diaminah of Freedom Road for a discussion of what happened, and what we should be doing to build mass defiance. And above all, how do we build the Left in this, which we know is the only solution to the crises we face?

This event will take place Tuesday November 15, 2016 at 9pm Eastern/8pm Central/6pm Pacific.

Those invited, on Facebook included Meena Jagannath.[3]

Pushback against Trump's racist attacks

The New Florida Majority, January 24 2018;

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TONIGHT: Join us at 8 pm EST for a vital CTA vs Donald J. Trump's racist policies targeting Black immigrants. Color Of Change executive director #RashadRobinson and partners/panelists from the NAACP, Advancement Project (DC), Black Alliance for Just Immigration, UndocuBlack Network, Fanm Ayisyen Nan Miyami, The New Florida Majority, New Virginia Majority, along with actor Official Bambadjan Bamba will share what you can do in this vital forum. Call 866-757-0756 toll-free to dial in to connect to the town hall 1 hour before, or join via audio link 10 minutes before: http://fal.cn/ql_d — with Meena Jagannath, Kizzy Rock, Juno T. Starz, Denzel D. Burnside III, Valencia Gunder, Eel Kat, Jasmen M. Rogers-Shaw, Sarrah Fanny, Dwight Bullard, Emmanuel George, Asa R. Rogers-Shaw, Tifanny Burks and NAACP.

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