• Press Release

Amnesty International USA Appoints Njambi Good as Deputy Executive Director of Campaigns and Membership

May 23, 2017

Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) announced today that Njambi Good will join the organization to lead the organization’s campaigns and member activism. As Deputy Executive Director for Campaigns and Membership, Good will be responsible for developing and implementing campaigns on timely domestic and international issues that affect the human rights of people all over the globe. She will serve as a member of the organization’s senior management team.

Amnesty International USA’s current top priority campaigns are defending the rights of refugees and migrants and protecting activists who fight for human rights in the U.S. and around the world. The organization’s other programs address critical human rights issues including police use of lethal force, the death penalty, gun violence, discrimination, national security policies, and efforts on behalf of individuals who rights are violated.

“Njambi joins Amnesty International USA at a critical moment for human rights in the United States and abroad. We are thrilled to welcome her into our leadership,” said Margaret Huang, executive director of Amnesty International USA. “Njambi’s deep commitment to building transformative campaigns and engaging grassroots activists will be critical to growing Amnesty’s reach and impact. We look forward to defending human rights together.”

“Amnesty International serves a crucial role in addressing human rights abuses here and around the world. Today, this work is more important than ever,” said Good. “I am delighted to join a team of smart, committed activists in fighting for human rights. Together, we can relentlessly challenge injustice and make a difference in the lives of people around the world.”

Good is a veteran nonprofit leader, bringing more than 15 years of expertise working in senior roles at Greenpeace USA, Save the Bay, and Amnesty International USA. She most recently served as Senior Director for Volunteer and Digital Engagement at Greenpeace USA, the leading independent environmental organization. While at Greenpeace, Good managed the organization and mobilization of volunteers to execute thematic issue campaigns. She brings extensive experience in developing thematic issue campaigns and creating organizational infrastructure. Earlier in her career, Good managed Amnesty International USA’s campaign against torture and national security policies that violate human rights.