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Brandon Graham

Director, Advocacy
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Brandon Graham serves as Director, Advocacy at the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization. Brandon oversees NAMI's grassroots and grasstops advocate development and mobilization, leveraging NAMI’s voice and stories of lived experience to transform policy. He directs and executes advocacy campaigns to achieve NAMI’s policy goals, such as NAMI’s #Vote4MentalHealth and #ReimagineCrisis campaigns. Brandon also leads efforts to expand the organization’s advocacy presence on social media, driving the expansion of @NAMIAdvocacy on Twitter. Prior to joining NAMI, Brandon worked in policy at the Democratic Governors Association and field organizing on federal and state level campaigns. Brandon also previously served as a deputy regional director with the office of U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst and earned a Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management from the Public Affairs Council.