Irma La Rose

Born in Venezuela, Irma La Rose worked for many years at the Institute of Education in London in their examinations department. She was also Welfare Officer of the NALGO branch at the Institute. She had previously worked as a bilingual secretary (Spanish/English).

Irma La Rose was a founder member of the Black Parents Movement and the New Cross Massacre Action Committee, in which she played an active role in their Fact Finding Committee. She was an organiser and teacher in the George Padmore Supplementary School for many years.