Candace Coleman

Candace Coleman joined the ACLU of Mississippi staff as Communications Director in October 2020. She is a native of Jackson, Mississippi. Prior to working with ACLU, she was a television news anchor. Candace spent six years as a journalist, telling stories most important to Mississippians. She is delighted to amplify the mission of the ACLU, and move people to join the efforts of the organization in her new role.

Candace earned her Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Mississippi and her Master of Strategic Communication from Mississippi College. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Much of her volunteer efforts are with Circle of Color Book Club, where she promotes literacy and education throughout the Jackson Metro.