Nancy Haque was a co-founder and organizer with the Direct Action Network in 1999, and also an organizer with Portland Jobs with Justice. Nancy spent eight years with Jobs with Justice and the National AFL-CIO. For seven years she was the Building Political Power Director at Western States Center, where she led a voter organizing and leadership development. The daughter of immigrant parents from Bangladesh, Nancy is the first member of her family born in the United States. Nancy is now the Executive Director of Basic Rights Oregon, working to ensure that all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Oregonians experience equality.
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Friday, November 29, 2019
WTO Shutdown: I Was Jane Doe #520
WTO Shutdown 20-Year Anniversary Series: The Shutdown WTO Organizers History Project and Common Dreams have produced this series of ten people's history accounts and forward-looking lessons from organizers who were in the streets of Seattle in 1999—at the very end of last century. Articles in the...