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Palika Makam

Head Of Us Activism
Ben & Jerry's

Palika Makam is the Head of US Activism at Ben & Jerry’s. She is a digital strategist and storyteller with a decade of experience running creative and strategic advocacy campaigns focused on racial, immigrant, and criminal justice. Palika is deeply passionate about decarcerating the nation’s jails, prisons, and deportation centers. Before joining Ben & Jerry’s, Palika was at the 8th Amendment Project, an anti-death penalty organization where she helped stop multiple killings; Color of Change, the country’s largest Black led digital advocacy organization where she passed bills to protect Black maternal health; and WITNESS, where she taught people to safely expose police violence and deportations and piloted a legal video advocacy program that led to the release of 50 people.

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Events featuring Palika Makam
Events featuring Palika Makam