Hilary O. Shelton, presently serves as the Director to the NAACP‘s Washington Bureau, and is the Senior Vice President for Advocacy and Policy. The Washington Bureau is the Federal legislative and national public policy division of the over 500,000- member…national civil rights organization. In this capacity, Hilary is responsible for advocating the federal public policy issue agenda of the oldest, largest, and most widely recognized civil rights organization in the United States to the U.S. Government. Hilary’s government affairs portfolio includes crucial issues such as affirmative action, equal employment protection, access to quality education, stopping gun violence, ending racial profiling, abolition of the death penalty, access to comprehensive health care, voting rights protection, federal sentencing reform and a host of civil rights enforcement, expansion and protection issues.
Infrastructure is a civil rights issue
Transportation infra is crucial to low-income communities
Transit stops are good for business
The comprehensive effect infra has on a community