Rosa Alemán joined the ACLU of Massachusetts in June of 2021.
She began her career in 2006, teaching media literacy and computer literacy classes at the Suffolk County House of Corrections via Bunker Hill Community College’s reentry program.
In 2010, Rosa developed a series of creative learning initiatives to promote skill-building in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics, devoting time to youth development work across several organizations, including the Umass Boston/Noble and Greenough Upward Bound Program, the Urban Scholars Program, the Clubhouse Network, and Movement City at Lawrence Community Works.
As the grand-prize winner of the 2015 EforAll business accelerator cohort at Umass Lowell, Rosa brings to the ACLU, six years of entrepreneurial experience as a multimedia communications professional, working with small businesses and mission-driven non-profit organizations. She has designed, developed, implemented and supported content strategies and national communication campaigns at YW Boston and City Year, where she served as the Senior National Communications Manager for an alumni community of 32,000+ members.
In 2018, Rosa completed a 3-year self-directed higher learning project titled #MyDiyMFA, consisting of a year of reading, a year of writing and a year of making. This year (2021), she officially launched her DIY MFA thesis project website, The Bold Hour; a multimedia storytelling platform designed to help amplify the work of underrepresented creatives.