Maria Singh Amezcua

NACDL Staff, Project Associate, Return to Freedom Project

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Maria serves as the Project Associate for the Return to Freedom Project. In that role she provides support for NACDL’s historic efforts in the Return to Freedom Project by receiving, reviewing, and tracking requests from federal prisoners and their families applying for the many initiatives. She is responsible for maintaining webpages, drafting and editing documents, facilitating intra-departmental communication and managing applicant and volunteer outreach.

Maria graduated from Arizona State University in May of 2019. She studied Philosophy (Morality, Politics, Law) and received certificates in Human Rights and Socio-Legal Studies. During her undergraduate career Maria completed an externship with the Mitigation Specialist at the Maricopa County Office of Public Defenders and worked as a File Clerk for a private immigration firm in Phoenix, Arizona. Since graduating, Maria has moved to Washington D.C. where she has started her career in criminal legal reform work first with FAMM then at NACDL.

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