Audrey Black

Research Director

Before joining ACT NOW, Audrey worked as a researcher and analyst at Public Works LLC, writing briefs for political candidates on select issues, e.g., educational reform or workforce development, as well as reviewing County and State government functions through stakeholder engagement, best practice research, and recommendation proposals. Previously, she was program coordinator of the LGBTQIA and Women’s Centers in the Connecticut College Department of Equity and Inclusion. Audrey led a team of ten staff members in social and educational event planning and campus advocacy. She also worked as a senior admissions fellow interviewing prospective students and representing Connecticut College.

Originally from Dallas, TX, Audrey started as an assistant to a local criminal defense lawyer and aided in representing indigent Spanish-speaking clients. She spent a year as a Visiting Scholar at the University of Oxford studying Early Modern Literature. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with Honors from Connecticut College with a degree in English language and literature and a Community Action and Public Policy Certificate.