Speaker Profile

Hilary Shelton

Hilary O. Shelton, presently serves as, Senior Vice President for Policy and Advocacy / Director to the NAACP’s Washington Bureau. The Washington Bureau is the Federal legislative and national public policy division of the over 500,000- member, 2,200membership unit national civil rights organization. In this capacity, Hilary is responsible for advocating the NAACP’s federal public policy agenda to the U.S. Government. Hilary's government affairs portfolio includes crucial issues such as access to quality education, ending racial profiling, access to comprehensive healthcare, voting rights, and a host of civil and human rights enforcement, expansion and protection issues.