Michael Aldridge wearing blue checked blazer and light blue button down in front of bright, outdoor, leafy background.


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Michael Aldridge began working on issues of justice and equality at the community level doing volunteer work throughout college and then within the city of Louisville.

Michael went on to take leadership positions within several non-profits serving on the Coordinating Committee for the Fairness Campaign, the Development Board of Actors Theatre of Louisville, and the ACLU of Kentucky Board of Directors. After a stint as the Finance Director for the NO on the Amendment Campaign he became the Development Director for Kentuckians For The Commonwealth, leading grassroots fundraising and community building efforts throughout the state.

Michael is currently the Executive Director of the ACLU of Kentucky where he leads a six-person staff team and a twenty-two member Board of Directors in implementing the organization’s litigation, legislative, and educational programs around civil liberties issues. Michael graduated from Centre College in 1993 with a B.A. in Art & Religion.

To relax, Michael enjoys cooking, gardening, and traveling with his husband Matt.