Daniel Williams joined the staff of the ACLU-NM as the Policing Policy Advocate in July 2022. He previously served the ACLU-NM as the Communications Organizer working toward the freedom to marry in 2013. A lifelong New Mexican, Daniel grew up in Raton and Albuquerque. He received an undergraduate degree in Politics and Religious Studies from Hendrix College and a Master of Divinity from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Daniel spent the last six years serving as a minister to a progressive, social justice-oriented Presbyterian congregation in Austin, TX.
Daniel’s experience as an organizer and advocate began in his teenage years and has covered issues including LGBTQIA+ liberation, economic justice, reproductive freedom, immigrant justice, and more. He is a former board member of More Light Presbyterians and past contributing writer for The Resistance Prays. When not working to create a future marked by justice, liberation, and solidarity, Daniel can be found at the yarn store, at the gym, or listening to yet another audiobook.