Desire Vincent first joined the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan as a Digital Media Strategist in October 2016. She now serves as the Associate Director of Communications. In that role, she is responsible for making the ACLU of Michigan's digital media channels engaging and important resources for activists, journalists and citizens, by overseeing the development and production of dynamic content including blogs, e-mail marketing campaigns, and social media.
Prior to the ACLU, Desire served as the Coordinator of Digital Strategies at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law and as a 2015-2016 Social Justice Leadership Fellow at Columbia University's Center for Justice. Prior to the Brennan Center, Desire served as the Project Coordinator for the Cost-Benefit Analysis Unit at the Vera Institute of Justice where she worked on the National Cost-Benefit Knowledge Bank website, cbkb.org. Prior to Vera, she worked as a Community Engagement Assistant at the National Center for Media Engagement and Public Relations Intern at the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention. She previously volunteered as a reentry mentor at the Women’s Prison Association in New York City.