Eric Henderson

Legislative Advocate

Eric Henderson (he/him) is a skilled policy advocate with experience in local and state policy advocacy, budget advocacy, and community organizing. He has a demonstrated track record of working with diverse groups to design, advance, and implement policies that improve lives.

Before joining ACLU Cal Action, he worked at the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights and Initiate Justice, organizations dedicated to ending incarceration and supporting currently and formerly incarcerated individuals and their families. Most recently, Eric was a Graduate Student Researcher for the Million Dollar Hoods Project at the UCLA Bunche Center for African American Studies, an Advocacy Intern on the Economic Justice Team at ACLU SoCal, and served as a District Intern for Senator John Laird (D-Santa Cruz).

Eric holds a bachelor’s from UCLA and a Master’s of Public Policy from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs.