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Brandon Chapman

Pronouns: he/him

Senior Advisor and Regional Campaigns Lead - Southeast Region

ACLU National Political Advocacy Division


Brandon Chapman (he/him) is the Senior Advisor and Regional Campaigns Lead – Southeast Region of the ACLU National Political Advocacy Division. In this position, he builds and executes national, state, and local campaigns to hold police accountable, repair the harm done to communities from police misconduct, and advance a paradigm of public safety where policing is minimal and all communities are safe, free, and equal. Prior to joining ACLU, he worked with The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights and The Leadership Conference Education Fund, where he served as Senior Field Manager for the Justice Program. He led state and local organizing efforts in Georgia, Ohio, and Wisconsin, and co-led the national Vision for Justice and Vote for Justice campaigns. Prior to the Leadership Conference, he organized in his hometown of Charleston, South Carolina with the Charleston Area Justice Ministry (CAJM). He trained community leaders to hold listening sessions, lead research visits with local and national experts, engage thousands of community members in direct actions, and negotiate with public officials to implement best practices. Brandon received his BA in African American Studies and Political Science from the College of Charleston. He lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife Kayla.