About the Author
Navy Petty Officer Jonathan W. Hutto, Sr. enlisted in the United States Navy in January of 2004. Hutto previously worked for Amnesty International USA as Membership Program Coordinator (MPC) for the Mid-Atlantic United States from May 2000 to January 2003. As the MPC, Hutto provided direction and guidance to over 250 student youth chapters. In the fall of 2001, after the brutal killing of Howard alumnus Prince Jones by a Prince Georges county officer, Hutto initiated a police accountability project in Prince Georges County Maryland to combat police brutality which affected mostly Black and Latino citizens.
Before joining AI, Hutto worked for the American Civil Liberties Union of the National Capital Area (ACLU/NCA) as their Community Outreach Director. His primary job at the ACLU was educating citizens on how to file complaints against police misconduct.
Hutto is an alumnus of Howard University in Washington, D.C where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in History