Faiz Shakir


National Political Director, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

Faiz Shakir is national political director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), former vice president for communications at the Center for American Progress (CAP),a former senior adviser to former Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) and Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). Shakir is a founding member and former editor-in-chief of, a center-left website created by CAP.

Connected Organizations

  1. American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) (Non-profit)
    National Political Director
  2. Center for American Progress (CAP) (Non-profit)
    Former Vice President for Communications
  3. Democracy Forward (DF) (Non-profit)
    Board Member
  4. Democracy Forward Foundation (DFF) (Non-profit)
    Board Member
  5. ThinkProgress ( (Non-profit)
    Founding Member and Former Editor-in-Chief
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