James has been with the ACLU of Wisconsin since June of 2020.
“Fighting alongside activists, organizers, volunteers & being able to elevate the next generation of leaders is truly my life’s calling.”
As the deputy advocacy director, James supports the ACLU team by integrating organizing tools and data programs into campaigns by training and supporting staff and volunteer teams. He helps identify, recruit, train, and organize volunteers, and maintain databases and information to strengthen ACLU campaigns.
Passionate about criminal legal reform and racial justice, 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.