Shaniqua "Shan" Rose, a Caribbean-American Floridian, is a purpose driven leader with public and private experience advocating for the community. She is involved in youth mentorship, homeless justice, community policing, negotiating, and fighting for the equality of all Central Floridians.
A survivor of gun violence, Shan was a participant of the the City of Orlando's nighttime economy study to ensure people could enjoy the entertainment Orlando has to offer, and also make it home safely. She lives in the Parramore community of Orlando with her young son.
Shan is running for City of Orlando District 5 Commissioner to reduce crime, to create equitable employment opportunities, and to provide technical training to young people so they can participate in higher wage infrastructure projects.