Angelyn Frazer-Giles

Senior Advisor for Special Projects

Angelyn C. Frazer-Giles is the Senior Advisor for Special Projects for NACDL. Angelyn has over 25 years’ experience in community organizing, policy analysis and advocacy on civil and human rights issues and criminal justice. She coordinates NACDL’s Annual State Criminal Justice Network Conference (SCJN), a policy conference geared toward criminal justice advocates pursuing reforms on the state level. In addition, she seeks to form strategic partnerships and develops and manages special projects associated with collateral consequences of incarceration; race in the criminal justice system; policing; juvenile justice and numerous other criminal justice issues in an effort to increase NACDL’s visibility around the country.

She was formerly the Director of State Legislative Affairs and Special Projects for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and was responsible for the development, articulation, and strategic vision of NACDL’s agenda on the state level. Prior to her position at NACDL, she was the Deputy Director of State Legislative Affairs for Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM), where she helped direct and organize state campaigns seeking an end to mandatory minimum sentencing policies. Angelyn received her A.A.S degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology; her B.A. from the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington; studied Spanish at the Universidad De Guadalajara in Jalisco, México and received her Paralegal Certification from The Center for Legal Studies.

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Phone: (202) 465-7642

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