Jilisa Milton, Deputy Director of Advocacy & Strategic Partnerships, Greater Birmingham Alliance to Stop Pollution
Jilisa Milton is an Alabama-based civil rights attorney, policy analyst, social worker, racial justice activist, community organizer, and relational strategist. She has nearly a decade of experience working at the intersection of racial equity, critical race & feminist theory, criminal justice reform, mental health, and reproductive justice. Currently, she is Deputy Director of Advocacy & Strategic Partnerships at GASP (Greater Birmingham Alliance to Stop Pollution), an organization focused on achieving environmental justice and climate justice in Alabama. Her identity as a black southern woman is central to her work supporting the capacity building of southern grassroots efforts.