Roger Newell Dies Unexpectedly
Longtime labor activist Roger Newell died Friday night, apparently of a heart attack. Newell worked at the Teamsters, served for many years as Chair of DC Jobs with Justice and was a well-known community activist. We will pass along further information as soon as it's available.
11/18/2014 02:54:41 am
I am truly sad to hear this news. Roger was an excellent man and a true advocate for children and education. I learned alot from him and I will miss him!
11/18/2014 05:08:24 pm
Roger Newell, wonderful comrade and friend, PRESENTE!
11/19/2014 03:03:46 am
Roger was a caring and challenging mentor, and an inspiration for social justice ACTION everywhere. We will all miss him dearly.
11/29/2014 08:27:36 am
Hello - this is a link to the obituary published yesterday in the Washington Post for Roger.
9/28/2021 09:33:16 am
He was a mentor, comrad, friend and bright light in my life. I will never forget him. He enriched my world and my classes when he guest lectured at American University with my students. I miss him everyday
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