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  • Name: Barron Jones

    Company Name: In Memoriam

    Bio: Barron Jones passed away in March 2024. The Council honors his memory, his commitment to criminal justice reform, and his role as an inaugural member of our organization. Barron joined the ACLU of New Mexico as Investigation and Research Manager in January 2018 after spending several years working as a journalist for the Rio Grande Sun in Española where he covered stories related to government accountability and education. He also had extensive experience writing about issues of domestic violence, poverty, and addiction, especially as they relate to the pressing need for criminal justice reform.

    Bio 2: He earned a degree in journalism from the University of New Mexico and worked for several news outlets in Central and Northern New Mexico. Barron entered school as a nontraditional student and credits his education for helping him to address the issues that led him to be negatively impacted by the state’s criminal justice system.