Roma Guy

American Social Justice Activist
1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize 2005

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Roma Guy is a social justice activist and policy leader on homelessness, public health, poverty, immigrant rights, and women's rights. She has been involved in numerous projects protecting women's health rights, many in the San Francisco Bay area, including helping to found the Women's Building and the Women's Foundation and the California Women's Agenda, which advocates for universal health care and women's reproductive rights that respect the rich cultural and linguistic diversity in America. She directs the Bay Area Homelessness Program and was appointed as a member of the Mayor's Homeless Task Force that developed the care plan to address the homeless crisis in the Bay Area. She also teaches at the Department of Health Education at San Francisco State University, helping to inspire a new generation of social activists interested in pursuing a career in public health. Roma Guy was nominated for the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize as part of the 1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize project.


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