Helping Others to have a Voice!

“Mo” George’s organizing/activist experience began in college where she worked locally with the New York Public Interest Research Group as their Campus Leader. Upon graduation, Mo accepted an Organizer position at SEIU Local 1199 in New York, where she worked for 10 years. After leaving 1199, Mo moved on to become the Lead Organizer at the Empire State Pride Agenda, where she fought for the rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Pride Agenda

At Pride Agenda, Mo led various statewide campaigns, including helping further develop their annual Statewide lobby day, which went from 300 to over 1000 participants during her tenure there. After the passing of the grandmother who raised her, Mo resigned from Pride Agenda and decided to spend some time traveling the world, including time spent in Paris, Italy, and England. Mo recently visited Romania, Hungary, and Slovakia where she selected to continue her activist work during a three-week organizing exchange sponsored by the U.S. State Department.

Public Housing Campaign Director

Mo is currently the Public Housing Campaign Director & Special Events Coordinator at Community Voices Heard (CVH). CVH is a member-based organization dedicated to the empowerment of low-income folks of color. As a proud product of “the projects,” she feels that public housing must be preserved. Mo holds her BA degree from SUNY New Paltz and a Masters in Public Administration from Metropolitan College.

When Mo is not trying to change the world, she is either reading a good book or enjoying New York with her fiancee’.

Hear More about Mo George on the Women On The Rise Program.

 

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