Youth and Community Outreach Specialist
Da’Quon Beaver is a community activist from Richmond, Virginia who currently serves as the Youth and Community Outreach Specialist for the Campaign for Youth Justice. Before joining the Campaign in April 2017, Da’Quon served as the juvenile justice community organizer for the Legal Aid Justice Center’s RISE for Youth Campaign. As the community organizer, he reached out to individuals and groups across the state of Virginia on the impact of youth incarceration and the importance of creating community-based alternatives. Da’Quon draws from his expertise as a young person who was directly impacted by the justice system. In 2017, he was selected as one of twelve youth advocates to serve on the Annie E. Casey Youth Advisory Council. Da’Quon is committed to changing the world for the better for young people.