Emil Krawczyk joined ACS in October 2022 as Digital Communications 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.
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.
As Assistant Director of Digital Engagement, 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.
Nancy Rodriguez leads ACS’s media relations strategy as part of the Communications Department. Before joining ACS, Rodriguez was a journalist for nearly 20 years, focusing on education, state government and the impact of both on students and their families.
Rodriguez has been a communications and media relations professional since 2011. She served seven years as the Assistant Director of Communications and Media Liaison for the Kentucky Department of Education and, most recently, was press secretary for the Council of Chief State School Officers, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of public officials who head departments of elementary and secondary education in the states and other U.S. jurisdictions.
Rodriguez received her B.A. from Hofstra University in English with minors in communications and international affairs and holds a Master’s in communications from Bellarmine University. She also has a Certificate in Social Media Management from Georgetown University.
A native Rhode Islander, Rodriguez lives in Virginia with her husband and son.