Chandra M. Hayslett

Communications Director

Chandra M. Hayslett is the Communications Director at the Center for Constitutional Rights. She is responsible for leading the overall development of communications strategy and guiding the department’s coordination with the Legal and Advocacy Departments and case-specific communications plans. Prior to coming to the Center for Constitutional Rights, she was a Managing Supervisor at G&S Business Communications. She has a Bachelor of Arts in African-American Studies from the University of Tennessee (Knoxville). Honors include a Pulitzer Prize staff award for breaking news at The Star-Ledger; Society of Professional Journalists’ Deadline Reporting Award; Gannett Newspapers’ Project Enterprise Well Done Citation; The Home News Tribune’s Rising Star Reporter’s Honor; Responsible Journalism Award from the New Jersey Press Association; and Best New Diversity Initiative by the PR Council and PRWeek.