James Richards

Director of Communications

James is a senior communications and marketing strategist with a passion for nonprofit and justice work. He collaborates across departments to promote Center programs that build empathy, inspire people to reflect and think critically, and become rights changemakers in their communities. These include The Center’s Truth & Transformation’s community exploration and reconciliation work, DEI initiative, the LGBTQ Institute, dynamic and engaging events, and expansive educational offerings. Previously, James worked with global communications agency, Weber Shandwick in Atlanta and New York. He began his career as a media producer and host. He lives in Atlanta with his wife, the senior minister of the U.U. Congregation of Atlanta, and their two children.