Brian Evans

Speaker Profile

Brian Evans

Brian Evans
State Campaign Director
Campaign for Youth Justice
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As the State Campaign Director, Brian leads the Campaign in supporting state advocacy efforts and providing technical assistance to states. He works closely in partnership with state-based organizing groups seeking to change juvenile justice policy for the better. Prior to joining CFYJ, Brian worked for 6 years assisting numerous state-based advocacy groups as the Campaigner and Director of Amnesty International USA’s Death Penalty Abolition Campaign. A seasoned criminal justice and human rights advocate, Brian received a Master’s Degree in Middle East Studies from the University of Texas at Austin in 1992, and from 1997 to 2007 served as a Middle East Country Specialist for AIUSA while also organizing grass-roots efforts to challenge capital punishment in Texas.