Shayla Thompson

Senior Program Manager


Shayla is NELP’s Work Equity Senior Program Manager. Shayla supports NELP’s efforts to create and support policies and campaigns that uplift Black and Brown workers through legislative advocacy, research, and testimony. She is committed to underpinning the work of communities of impacted workers that pillar economic policy. Her tenure at NELP has included projects committed to racial equity, healthful and safe workplaces, and facilitating equity training.

Shayla is committed to infusing race and inclusion into federal advocacy and creating policy messaging that reaches all working people.


PMP, Project Management Institute
B.S., Morgan State University



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