Holly Kirby

State Policy Manager

Holly is an experienced organizer, researcher and advocate who supports the Alliance’s state campaigns by analyzing policy and conducting research.   

Prior to joining the Alliance, she worked on a range of justice-related policy initiatives, including efforts to close private prisons, address racial disparities in policing, end low-level arrests, eliminate employment discrimination against people living with past convictions and advance public health alternatives to incarceration for drug possession. 

Holly lives in Austin, Texas, where she is an adjunct faculty member at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work at the University of Texas-Austin and a member of the city’s LGBTQIA+ Quality of Life Commission.