Senior Communications Associate, Youth Criminalization
Chelsea Fuller joined Advancement Project as the senior communications associate for Youth Criminalization in 2015. In this role, Chelsea works to monitor and deconstruct harmful narratives pertaining to youth of color, while providing strategic media and communications support to grassroots organizations engaged in the fight to end the criminalization of Black and Brown youth. Chelsea provides media strategy, rapid response and crisis communications support to Movement for Black Lives organizations including the Dream Defenders, Organization for Black Struggle, Ohio Students Association and Black Youth Project 100. Chelsea holds a Bachelors degree in Editorial Journalism and Africana Studies from West Virginia University, and a Masters degree in Strategic Communications from American University. Previously, Chelsea was a multiplatform reporter and copy editor at The Dominion Post in Morgantown, WV, and was the editor of The Urban Outlook. Chelsea is also co-chair of the National Association of Black Journalists’ Young Journalist Task Force.
Netroots Nation participation
- Netroots Nation 2019
- Netroots Nation 2016