Hassen Bashir is an advocacy associate for Generation Progress, where he focuses on working with the Fight4AFuture network and advancing Generation Progress’ work in gun violence prevention and criminal justice reform. Before joining American Progress, Bashir worked at JustLeadershipUSA on federal criminal justice reform policy and outreach with the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth. A St. Louis native, Bashir moved to Washington, D.C., to focus on social and racial justice advocacy.