Thanh Tran (he/him) is a mixed race, Vietnamese and Black, documentary filmmaker and organizer from Sacramento, California. Since March 2019, Thanh has been part of the San Quentin Inside Organizing Team supporting EBC with legislation from the inside. During the pandemic, he has supported #StopSanQuentinOutbreak efforts for decarceration through writings and speaking to the media. In 2021, he officially joined the Policy Team as our inaugural “Inside Policy Fellow”.
Today, Thanh is the Policy Associate – tasked with helping grow the Inside/Outside Fellowship program, provide leadership on state and local policy campaigns, support EBC-sponsored legislation, work in coalition to support legislative change, follow the implementation of sponsored legislation, and analyze potential legislation.