Aloha Backenstose is the motion graphics producer with the Center for American Progress. They grew up in Arlington, Virginia, and recently graduated from James Madison University, where they studied both film production and film studies. Much of their work, including an award-winning short documentary, centers on the experiences of minority groups. Prior to becoming a full-time staff member, Backenstose was an intern with the Art, Editorial, and Video department.

By Aloha Backenstose
Introducing Clean SlateCenter for American ProgressApril 12, 2019
No More Thoughts. No More Prayers. It’s Time for Action on Gun Violence.Center for American ProgressJanuary 22, 2019
How to Match Students With Schools They ChooseCenter for American ProgressNovember 13, 2018