A headshot of Jared Trujillo


Policy Counsel





Jared Trujillo (he/him) serves as policy counsel at the NYCLU, where he focuses on post-arraignment criminal legal system issues, and juvenile justice reform. He has worked on numerous successful campaigns, including a campaign to limit the use of long-term solitary confinement in New York, the repeal of a discriminatory statute colloquially called the “Walking While Trans Ban,” parole reform, and criminal record relief for survivors of human trafficking. He also works on campaigns to protect important civil rights victories in New York, including bail reform, discovery reform, Raise the Age, and others. In addition to his work at the New York Civil Liberties Union, Jared is an adjunct law professor, serves on the Board of Directors of the New York State Defenders Association, and is an active member of the New York City Bar Association Civil Rights Committee. Prior to coming to the NYCLU, Jared was the President of the Association of Legal Aid Attorneys, the union that represents many of New York City’s public defenders and civil legal services workers.