Isaac Bryan, Director of UCLA Black Policy Project

by raymond on September 24, 2020

Issac Bryan

Isaac Bryan is a policy shaper and published scholar. His work has helped to advance activist led movements and policy change around issues of racial, economic, and social justice.

Currently, Isaac serves as the founding Director of the UCLA Black Policy Project, head of the Public Policy Division for the Million Dollar Hoods Project, and as the Director of Public Policy for the UCLA Ralph J. Bunche Center. He also co-chairs the Los Angeles Unified School District Task Force on School Policing and sits on the executive board of the JusticeLA Coalition.

Formerly, Isaac served in Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office of Reentry and CENTCOM Unit where he co-authored the City’s first report on the holistic needs of Angelenos with past justice system involvement. He was also one of the academic authors who wrote the youth justice briefs that inspired California’s minimum age of juvenile jurisdiction.

In addition to these many roles, Bryan also serves as the Senior Advisor to Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager-Dove and a Co-Chair of the Reimagine LA Coalition.