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Advocacy Program Manager, Government Misconduct and Racial Justice
Nahal Zamani is a committed organizer and activist with broad-based experience managing human rights advocacy campaigns and educational initiatives.
At CCR, Nahal serves as the Advocacy Program Manager for CCR’s Government Misconduct and Racial Justice docket. Nahal develops and executes CCR’s domestic campaigns and initiatives, including: challenges to the NYPD’s abusive use of stop and frisk and other discriminatory policing practices, authoring a report that documented the impact of this abusive practice on New Yorkers, combating unjust and inhuman prison conditions, and standing up for economic and social justice.
Before joining CCR in 2010, Nahal was with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Human Rights Program. She has also worked with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) New York Resettlement Office and Animédia, based in Paris, France.
Nahal received her Master’s in Human Rights from Columbia University and while there, wrote on the need for the documentation of the stressful impact of economic, social and cultural rights violations. She also received her Bachelor’s from Rutgers University.