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Bill is a member of the affiliate’s leadership team and oversees all external communications, including media relations, social media, content marketing, publications, and outreach. He is a member of the legislative team and works in coalition on the death penalty and solitary confinement. He is most passionate about the First Amendment, LGBT rights, and criminal justice and police practices reform. Bill has extensive experience in journalism, public relations, local and state government, and is a former full-time faculty member at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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