We fight for human rights on Capitol Hill, White House, and the federal government.

Our team educates, advises, and lobbies U.S. policy makers on human rights issues in the United States and around the world.

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Tarah Demant, Interim National Director of Programs, Advocacy, and Government Affairs
Amy Fischer, Advocacy Director, Americas
Carolyn Nash, Advocacy Director, Asia
Daniel Balson, Advocacy Director, Europe and Central Asia

Kate Hixon, Africa Advocacy Director
Deniz Yuksel, Turkey Advocacy Specialist

Rowan Sockwell, China Fellow

If you have questions or feedback about our Advocacy and Government Relations work, please contact our team at [email protected].

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