NMAC’s Coalition for Justice and Equality Across Movements is honored to welcome Capri Maddox, JD, as the guest speaker to the Annual Coalition dinner.
Capri Maddox is the Executive Director of the Civil + Human Rights and Equity Department (LA Civil Rights), which enforces civil rights law in private sector commerce, education, employment, and housing, and works to address hate, inequity, and structural racism through community partnerships. Mrs. Maddox was appointed as the department’s founding Executive Director in 2020 by former Mayor Eric Garcetti and currently serves Mayor Karen Bass in this role.
Under Mrs. Maddox’s leadership, LA Civil Rights levels the playing field with the support of the LA City Council, and LA Civil Rights’ five commissions (the Commission on Civil Rights, the Commission on the Status of Women, the Human Relations Commission, the Transgender Advisory Council, and the Reparations Advisory Commission). Mrs. Maddox has a Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice and a Masters of Science in Public Administration from California State University, Los Angeles. She received her Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine University’s Caruso School of Law. Capri resides in Los Angeles County with her husband and teenage son.