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Mauree Nivek Rajah Salima Turner

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Mauree Nivek Rajah Salima Turner
Class of 2021 BEQ Pride LGBTQ Leader Under 40
Oklahoma House of Representatives
(They, She) is 28

The first publicly non-binary state lawmaker and the first Muslim member of the Oklahoma Legislature.

Mauree Turner is a born and raised community organizer whose focus is on justice system reform. Their experience growing up in Oklahoma with an incarcerated parent, a single-parent household and a product of Oklahoma’s public education system is not unique, but a story thousands of Oklahoman’s share. Turner’s work is geared towards fighting for and maintaining civil rights and liberties for all who enter America. They have worked with the NAACP, CAIR, ACLU as well as a number of grassroots organizations based in Oklahoma. As a State Representative, Turner plans to focus on criminal justice reform, health care and education. 

 

 

 

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