Ian Thompson is a Legislative Representative in the ACLU’s Washington Legislative Office. In this capacity, Thompson works to advance the organization’s civil liberties and civil rights agenda in Congress and the executive branch by focusing on LGBT rights, HIV/AIDS and sex education.
Thompson previously worked as the Senior Legislative Assistant and started his ACLU career as a field assistant, where he helped organize ACLU members and activists across the country and collaborated with state affiliate offices in support of the ACLU’s national legislative agenda.
Prior to joining the ACLU in January 2006, Thompson interned in the Washington, DC office of Representative Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio). A 2005 graduate of Penn State University, Thompson holds a degree in International Politics.