July 13, 2022

Angelic Young joins Truman National Security Project as Vice President of Impact and Community

Angelic Young joins Truman National Security Project as  Vice President of Impact and Community

Young will lead Truman’s network of national security leaders around the globe.

WASHINGTON D.C. - Truman National Security Project is proud to welcome Angelic Young (she/her) as Vice President of Impact and Community. Reporting to President and CEO, Jenna Ben-Yehuda, Young will lead Truman’s diverse community of national security leaders.

Angelic is a longtime, highly-respected member of the Truman community with a strong track record of creating high impact initiatives from increasing protection to frontline civilians to advancing women, peace, and security. Her extensive expertise in training and program management combined with a lifelong commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice make her an extraordinary asset to our team, ” said Jenna Ben-Yehuda, President & CEO, Truman National Security Project.

Prior to joining Truman, Angelic Young spent the vast majority of her 20+ year career working with law enforcement professionals. Serving in leadership positions at the Anti-Defamation League, Institute for Inclusive Security, and Department of State, Young developed security programming across leading enforcement agencies across the nation. Within the past five years, she developed specialized curricula at ADL to address bias-motivated violence and violent extremism; advance inclusive policing practices; address implicit bias; and advance leadership. Young has also received multiple performance awards during her decade in federal government service.

"The Truman community has been an integral part of my professional and personal life for over a decade. I'm deeply honored, humbled, and grateful to have the opportunity to serve the very community that has given so much to me. I look forward to elevating the vital work of membership and staff both nationally and globally" said Young. 

Young earned her JD at Chicago Kent College of Law and her BA in Politics from Willamette University.