As Communications Director, Jag is responsible for developing and implementing an organization-wide communications strategy to support FFJC’s state and national advocacy campaigns. He also leads FFJC’s media relations, coordinates print and digital communications, manages the organization’s brand identity, and develops messaging for the organization’s campaigns.
Jag previously served for ten years as Director of Communications Strategy and in other positions at the Drug Policy Alliance, where he played a key role in passing dozens of groundbreaking local, state and federal reforms. He also previously served as Policy Researcher for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and as Director of Communications and in other positions at MAPS.
Jag is regularly quoted in a wide range of media outlets and his writings have appeared in the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, New York Daily News, The Hill, STAT, HuffPost, CNN.com, and numerous other outlets.
Jag holds a B.A. in cultural anthropology from New College of Florida, the state’s honors college. He grew up in Miami and currently lives in New York City.
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