Rumsha Sajid is the National Field Organizer on policing and surveillance with MediaJustice. She works on campaigns to abolish surveillance, demand accountability from big tech platforms, and resource grassroots activists on how to fight disinformation. She has over 8 years of experience as an organizer and facilitator. Prior to MediaJustice she worked as a youth organizer cultivating the leadership of Black and brown teens through political education and public art projects in rural West Michigan. She was also a Research Fellow with the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition supporting their political education to abolish the surveillance of families by child protective services in Los Angeles. She earned her BA in English Creative Writing from Kalamazoo College with a focus on Black feminist literature. She also earned her Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from UCLA. Using both her formal and informal education, she moves through the world with a deep respect for youth and elders.


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