|Address||912 W. Hill St |
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma , United States
|| January 05, 1993
Jan 18, 2021 02:19pm
Black - Islam -
|Info||Mauree Nivek Rajah Salima Turner is currently the Regional Field Director for the Campaign for Smart Justice, an ACLU campaign focusing on criminal justice reform, and its many intersections. Her life’s works is geared towards fighting for and maintaining the civil rights and liberties for all who enter America. She is an Oklahoma community organizer, born and raised coming from a Muslim and baptist upbringing. In elementary school, if she was missing class it was because she was at an HIV/AIDS Awareness or LGBTQ+ advocacy conference with her mother. |
She grew up believing in the power and duty she had to change the world for the better. Mauree has also worked with the NAACP of Oklahoma, Freedom Oklahoma, CAIR OK, and a number of community based and student lead groups working in and researching the intersections of racial justice, LGBTQ+ rights, religious freedom, reproductive rights - just to name a few. Working with these organizations, she has researched the history of the criminal justice system and what it does to communities of color, and Black Womxn especially, and she is just getting started.