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Dijon Stokes

Program Associate

Dijon Stokes (he/him) joined Advancement Project as a Program Associate in 2022. In this role, Dijon collaborates with colleagues on the Opportunity to Learn, Justice Project and Power and Democracy programs. Prior to Joining AP, Dijon served as a Advocacy Specialist and Voting Rights Project Manager at the American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia. In his capacity as the Voting Rights Project Manager Dijon focused on West Virginia’s statewide elections and the improving the West Virginia Democratic process for voters as a lobbyist. Dijon transitioned into the role of Advocacy specialist where he focused on Federal, State, and Local policies that deal with the intersection of Voting Rights and Criminal and Juvenile Justice.

Prior to joining the ACLU, Dijon attended Howard University where he graduated with Bachelors in Economics and Political Science. During his time in college he interned with the Children’s Defense Fund, Howard University General Counsel, and ACLU-WV twice as a Policy Fellow.