Emil Krawczyk joined ACS in October 2022 as a Digital Communication Associate.
Prior to joining ACS, Emil served as an AmeriCorps Communications and Development VISTA with the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC), working directly with New York Justice For Our Neighbors (NY JFON), a nonprofit immigration legal services organization. In this position, he worked to advance NY JFON’s digital communication capacity. Before his VISTA service, Emil worked as a Writing Lab Tutor for Broward College, assisting students with essay composition.
Emil earned a B.S. in International Affairs from Florida State University in December 2021. Born and raised in South Florida, Emil is now based in Washington, D.C. and looks forward to exploring all that D.C. has to offer.
Miles Royce joined ACS in September of 2022 as a Digital Media Associate.
Prior to joining ACS, Miles spent a year working as a Patient Care Specialist at Rise Silver Spring (a Medical Cannabis Dispensary). Before that, he spent two years as a digital media freelancer, working on everything from website design and filmmaking for small nonprofits to developing an online protective face-mask business during the height of the pandemic.
Miles received his B.A. in Media Studies with a Concentration in Filmmaking and a Minor in American Studies from Pitzer College, located in Southern California. While there, Miles studied abroad at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom where he focused his studies on animation and the transatlantic slave trade. Miles is interested in music, filmmaking, skiing, surfing, progressive politics, and video games.
Danielle Germain joined ACS in August 2021 and currently serves as a Communications Associate.
Prior to joining ACS, Germain served as the Production Assistant for PBS Talk Show: Washington Week where she contributed to script developments for host Yamiche Alcindor and assisted with mass media communication across various social media platforms. Prior to that, Germain served as the Communications Fellow for Pay Our Interns and as Administrative Assistant for Angela Rye Inc. and Impact Strategies. Germain is dedicated to using her roles to work toward diversity, equity and inclusion enhancement, as well as strategic communications development and community engagement.
Danielle is currently completing her duel degree studies at The American University - obtaining an undergraduate degree in American Studies and her master's degree in Political Communications.
Pablo Willis joined ACS in 2021 and served as Press Secretary.
Before joining ACS, Willis served as Mid-Atlantic Press Secretary for the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign, where he developed and executed communications strategies that contributed to the passage of historic clean energy legislation, the retirement of seven coal plants, and successful outcomes against coal-related pollution in Appalachia. He previously served as a Legislative Researcher for CQ Roll Call and is an Associate Member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. Willis started his career serving as a Congressional Intern for three Members of Congress.
Willis received his BA in political science and certificate in women's studies from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and will complete his master’s degree in political management from George Washington University in May 2021.
As Digital Engagement Strategist, Maude Carroll oversees the organization’s digital presence, including web, social media, and email communications.
Before joining ACS, Carroll served as Digital Strategist at Heartland Alliance, an international anti-poverty organization, where she managed web and email marketing. Prior to that role, she was the Digital Communications Manager at the ACLU of Illinois, producing multimedia content on a vast range of civil liberties issues.
Carroll received her BA in Communications from Antioch College with a focus on documentary video production. Originally from New York City, she currently lives in Chicago with her husband and son.
Hruska joined ACS in 2021 and serves as the Senior Advisor for Communications and Strategy.
Before joining ACS, Hruska served as the Political Director for the ACLU of New Hampshire, where she helped repeal the death penalty, enact bail reform, and advance Trans lived equality. She previously served in the U.S. Department of State under the Obama Administration, working to promote democracy and human rights in central Africa and coordinating U.S. sanctions policy. She started her career on the local level, working for a Los Angeles City Councilman.
Hruska currently serves as a board member of the NH Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty. Hruska received her JD from George Washington University Law School, and her BA from the University of Southern California. She was born and raised in New England.