Helen Weston is a Policy Analyst for the Nolan Center for Justice with a focus on criminal justice initiatives. In her role she assists the center in research and advocacy efforts that pursue public safety, government accountability, and the recognition of human dignity.
Prior to joining CPAC, Helen worked at both the Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan and the National District Attorneys Association. Here she aided in legislative research and advocacy efforts on prosecutor-minded issues including juvenile justice, victim support, domestic violence, and mandatory minimums.
Helen holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and sociology with an emphasis on criminal justice from Hope College in Holland, Michigan where she served as Student Body President in her fourth year.