James Stein

James has been employed at the ACLU of Wisconsin since June of 2020

“You are personally responsible for becoming more ethical than the society you grew up in”― Eliezer Yudkowsky

As a data and organizing specialist, James supports the ACLU team by integrating organizing tools and data programs into campaigns by training and supporting staff and volunteers teams. He helps identify, recruit, train, and organize volunteers, and maintain databases and information to strengthen ACLU campaigns. 

James comes to the ACLU with a deep personal stake in fighting the war on drugs and is also passionate about dismantling white supremacy and oppression in all of our institutions. His work with the ACLU is grounded in his passion for organizing, building relationships, and bringing people together around common causes that aspire to make the world a more just and equitable place for all of us. 

 “Fighting alongside activists, organizers, volunteers & being able to elevate the next generation of leaders is truly my life’s calling.”

James is passionate about:

Criminal Legal Reform

Racial Justice

Smart Justice