hip hop artist

A native of Montgomery, Alabama, Evan Milligan attended Birmingham-Southern College where he graduated in 2003 as a religion major.  After graduating from college, Evan became a community organizer with the Federation of Child Care Centers of Alabama (FOCAL) and served as a justice fellow for the Equal Justice Initiative. He earned his JD at New York University School of Law, and returned to EJI, serving as a law fellow and as program manager. Evan served as a policy advisor for Commissioner Rodney Ellis of the Harris County Commission, where he led a research and advocacy initiative focusing on community-based violence interruption. Currently, Evan is the former and founding executive director of Alabama Forward, a statewide civic engagement table advancing efforts of nonpartisan organizations throughout Alabama to expand the voter base, protect voting rights, and make election systems as accessible as possible. Additionally, Evan is a writer who incorporates values related to freedom and democracy into diverse forms of creative expression. He and his wife Jennifer have two children, Ruby (6) and Elijah (3).