Joaquin Washie Ross
Civic Engagement Campaign Director
Mr. Joaquin Washie Ross serves as the State Director for the Virginia State Conference NAACP’s 2021 Civic Engagement Campaign.
Mr. Ross received his Bachelor’s degree from Presbyterian College, and received his Master’s of Divinity from Union Presbyterian Seminary. During his time as a student and as a leader in his community he has organized Black Lives Matter demonstrations, led workshops on justice work in and outside of the church, and participated in conferences focused on different areas of justice work including Criminal Justice Reform, Child Advocacy, and many more. Furthermore, he has also spent a year being an organizer, where he focused on Voters’ Rights and Restoration, Re-Housing, and Re-Entry for formerly incarcerated individuals. He is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.