AMOL SINHA - APPOINTMENT AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
US political landscapeWith the recent dismal and dark news emanating from the US political landscape regarding the divide across party lines and the soul searching that many Americans had to do about whether they believed in the constitutional promises of liberty and equal opportunity for all, the recent appointment of Amol Sinha as the Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)'s New Jersey chapter has once again reaffirmed the commitment of the organization to include all communities in its framework.
What is the ACLUIf you are like me, you probably heard about the ACLU the first time in regards to the Anti-racism and anti-right -wing protests by its members which have been aired on the news. The ACLU, founded in 1920, is an organization that has always been at the forefront of the fight for the protection of civil liberties of all those who call America their home. The ACLU is an internationally renowned and well-known organization known for its advocacy of various causes.
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Amol Sinha Appointment as Executive DirectorAmol Sinha was appointed as the next Executive Director for ACLU- NJ chapter. He is the first Indian American Immigrant and also the first person of South-Asian descent to be appointed to this position. Before this, he was already serving as the director of the Suffolk chapter of ACLU. The son of Indian immigrants, Amol Sinha is an experienced advocate with expertise in diverse subjects related to law such as criminal justice, civil liberties, the management of non-profits as well as legislative policy according to his Linkedin profile. He also has tremendous experience in teaching and has designed many courses on media law, civil rights, and criminal justice and is a Strong Advocate for South Asian communities.
The path to ACLUAmol Sinha was born to parents who Immigrated from India to the USA in 1970. He was born in Philadelphia but spent most of his growing years in New Jersey. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in economics and journalism from New York University. Amol then went on to earn his law degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where his core focus was on litigation and constitutional rights. During his college years, Amol worked for many nonprofit organizations which included the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative. Amol joined the ACLU as an intern in its National Legal Department after his second year at law school. At ACLU he focused on national security and litigation regarding the first amendment to the American constitution, which grants American citizens the right to freedom of expression, right to bear arms and the right to follow any religion they choose, amongst other rights.
[Read More: Famous Indian Immigrants who Settled in Germany]As a passionate advocate of civil rights and civil liberties, Amol Sinha has worked hard to ensure that the voice of the South Asian community is heard in discussions regarding civil rights. Other notable achievements by him include serving as Vice President of Public Interest for the South Asian Bar Association of New York, serving as state policy advocate for the Innocence Project, and chapter director for New York Civil Liberties Union for Suffolk County. Amol Sinha has proven once again that greatness is a combination of the potential within the person as well as the environment around us that helps us to grow to the full extent of our potential. To know more About what potential heights you or your family can reach when you Immigrate get in touch with Global Tree at Begumpet-Hyderabad, the most trusted Immigration Consultant in India.