Bailey Henderson (He/him) – Legal Assistant
After graduating from U.C. Berkeley with degrees in Political Science and Global Studies, Bailey Henderson was motivated to work for NCLR because of his desire to improve LGBTQ equity. He’s excited to both make an impact and learn more about law in his position.
Where do you currently reside? Oakland, CA
What is your educational background? I went to UC Berkeley for my B.A.s in Political Science and Global Studies
Where did you work before this? I was the External Affairs Vice President for the Associated Students of UC Berkeley (ASUC) where I advocated for students on a variety of education-related issues at every level of government.
What brought you to NCLR? I wanted to learn more about the legal field the right way. I knew I wanted to get involved in the law but make sure my work was meaningfully being used by an organization improving the world. As a queer person entering the workforce in such a volatile time for LGBTQ+ folks, joining NCLR was a no-brainer and a great honor.
What are you most looking forward to as you start your position? I’m excited to learn more about the law and support our amazing lawyers. Additionally, I look forward to being in a diverse, queer workspace with a common commitment to uplifting the entire community.
What issues are you most passionate about? Criminal Justice Reform, Education, LGBTQ+ Healthcare
Do you have any goals for 2023 personally and/or professionally? Discover new opportunities and learn more about my passions.
What do you like to do outside of work? Hike, watch movies, travel, and go dancing
Do you have any pets? I have two Shih-tzu, my siblings, who live with my parents