We're excited to welcome Anjel Johnson as the new Director of Communications for the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas. With almost two decades of experience in communications, Anjel will help the affiliate engage thoughtfully with communities throughout the state.
“I am thrilled to welcome Anjel Johnson as the new Director of Communications for the ACLU of Texas,” said Oni Blair, Executive Director of the ACLU of Texas. “Her experience in reproductive rights, social justice movements, advocacy communications, public relations, and her commitment to working with directly impacted communities make her the perfect leader for this moment.”
As Director of Communications for the ACLU of Texas, Anjel will lead campaigns and initiatives to protect and expand all of the organizational priorities including voting, LGBTQIA+ and immigrants’ rights, reproductive freedom, and smart justice reforms to our criminal justice system.
Most recently serving as the Director of Public Affairs for Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast (PPGC), Anjel developed and managed grassroots organizing campaigns, health center advocacy actions, leadership development programming for young professionals, faith leader engagement, and community outreach.
Anjel earned a Master of Arts degree in Public Relations from the University of Houston and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Radio-Television-Film from Sam Houston State University. Her full bio and photo are online here.