Senior Policy Advocate
Joseph Reed is the Senior Policy Advocate for NCRC. As an experienced government relations professional, social scientist and data analyst, Joseph brings years of policy and analytical experience from the private, public and nonprofit sectors.
Prior to joining NCRC, Joseph worked as Policy Analyst at the Washington Bureau of the NAACP. At the NAACP, he managed multiple policy issue areas to help advance the NAACP legislative agenda through Congress and the various agencies of the federal government. In his role, he also researched and drafted many of the policy materials that are used to educate the 2,200 NAACP units across the country and provide them with the tools necessary to advocate in support of the NAACP’s policy priorities. Joseph was recently nominated to serve as a Commissioner on the Prince George’s County Human Relations Commission by County Executive Angela Alsobrooks, where he serves on the Commission’s leadership team as secretary.
Joseph earned his bachelor’s degree in Mass Media/Public Relations from Hampton University; a Graduate Certificate in Legal Studies from Georgetown University; and a master’s degree in Government with emphasis in Political Communications and Government Analytics from The Johns Hopkins University.