Micah Haskell-Hoehl

At Vera’s Washington, DC office, Micah works with Vera center and program leaders to raise the profile of their work with federal and state policymakers and their staff, national coalitions, and partner organizations. Previously, he worked at the American Psychological Association (APA) for nearly 12 years, where he led federal policy initiatives on criminal justice and children, youth, and families and co-directed APA’s congressional fellowship. In his role there, he launched a national coalition devoted to behavioral health and criminal justice, helped craft federal legislation addressing the needs of incarcerated pregnant women, and convened congressional briefings on police-community relations and prison mental health. Prior to joining APA, he worked in government relations at the College Board. Micah holds a BA in psychology from Indiana University-Bloomington, with minors in American studies and political science.