Brian Silva

Vice President of Outreach and Engagement

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Brian Silva is Vice President of Outreach and Engagement at Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

Brian brings to AU almost three decades of organizing experience rooted in creating change through education and advocacy that is intersectional, collaborative and grassroots.

After working as a high school history teacher and mentor, Brian became a leader in the LGBTQ+ movement as the Executive Director of Marriage Equality USA where he helped pave the way to legalize marriage for same-sex couples. Most recently, he worked to advance equality, equity, and justice as the Executive Director of the National Equality Action Team (NEAT), which he also founded.

BREAKING NEWS

Americans United & the National Women’s Law Center file suit to challenge Missouri’s abortion bans.

Abortion bans violate the separation of church and state. Americans United and the National Women’s Law Center—the leading experts in religious freedom and gender justice—have joined forces with thirteen clergy from six faith traditions to challenge Missouri’s abortion bans as unconstitutionally imposing one narrow religious doctrine on everyone.


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