Claudine Constant joined the ACLU of Connecticut in 2019 and serves as the organization’s public policy and advocacy director. Her primary responsibilities include building a statewide political advocacy infrastructure that leverages the ACLU-CT’s policy and organizing expertise; shaping and leading multi-faceted, nonpartisan campaigns that achieve critical policy priorities of the ACLU-CT; and connecting campaign work to all aspects of the organization and to all levels of political action – state as well as local.
Motivated by a passion for service and justice, Claudine has dedicated the last 10 years of her life to learning about justice and equity, while simultaneously building a career in the nonprofit sector. As an empath and firm believer that everyone deserves the opportunity to thrive, Claudine has always been moved to action to protect, support, and strengthen her community, particularly those that have been harmed by oppressive and racist systems of power.
Equipped with a B.S. in Public Health from Southern Connecticut State University, along with two years of service-learning experience by way of the AmeriCorps Program Public Allies Connecticut, Claudine has experience working in the world of food justice and urban agriculture, federally qualified health centers, health equity and policy, and recently served as a City Councilperson for the City of Hartford.
In her off time, Claudine loves to eat and cook, garden, travel, paint, and spend time with her loved ones.