Khalil Rushdan


Community Partnerships Coordinator



Khalil Rushdan is the Smart Justice Community Partnership Coordinator for the ACLU of Arizona. Khalil served 15 years before his conviction for Felony Murder was overturned for vindictive prosecution. Since his exoneration, Khalil has been an advocate and a mentor for formerly incarcerated Arizonians. In his new role at the ACLU Khalil will create partnerships with the leaders of targeted community groups with a special emphasis on organizations that work directly with those directly impacted by the criminal justice system and communities traditionally not involved in criminal justice work.