Nick Hudson is a Criminal Justice Policy Analyst at the ACLU of Texas. He engages in advocacy on issues of overincarceration at the state and local level in Texas in order to make Texas’ justice system safer, smarter, and more cost-effective. Nick Hudson graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2011, earning a B.A. in Government and Philosophy. While at UT, Nick interned with the ACLU of Texas' Prison and Jail Accountability Project and worked as a Research Specialist for Grassroots Leadership, a nationally recognized civil and human rights organization based in Austin, Texas that fights to end prison profiteering and reduce reliance on criminalization and detention.
Before joining the ACLU of Texas, Nick worked in Texas as the State Director of Texas for Marriage, the public education campaign to amplify the bipartisan support for the freedom to marry in the Lone Star State. Nick has also worked as a manager and strategic consultant for several political campaigns in Central Texas, including campaigns for Mayor of Austin, Travis County Judge, and several smaller races in Central Texas.