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Sharmin Hossain

Planned Parenthood of New York City
Manager of Youth Organizing
Sharmin Hossain a queer Muslim feminist organizer and rabble rouser. As the Manager of Youth Organizing at Planned Parenthood of New York City, she is working to build and uplift Generation Action youth organizing initiatives with leaders, campus groups, and coalition partners across the 5 boroughs. Alongside student advocacy, she designs and leads trainings for leaders focused on organizing and advocacy skills, leadership development, and issues connected to reproductive health, rights, and justice.

A graduate from CUNY Hunter College, Sharmin founded the Bangladeshi Historical Memory Project, a political theatre initiative reconciling histories of trauma and displacement. Sharmin was a core member of the Jackson Heights Cop Watch team, working to challenge systemic racism and police violence in NYC.