Daniel (they/them, he/him) is a Central Valley native originally living in the rural community of Easton on the outskirts of Fresno. They are passionate about youth-driven policy change and decision-making, and have a strong commitment to local issues. They have done advocacy work around LGBTQ+ rights, food disparities for low-income families, and ensuring ample funding was invested in Southwest Fresno. Daniel is passionate about policy and served as a 2017 Equality California Institute Fellow where they interned at the California State Assembly. Additionally, Daniel interned in former U.S. Senator Kamala Harris’ District Office.
Daniel is a proud alum of Fresno State with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and a minor in Philanthropic Community-Based Leadership. They completed the [email protected] State program and are a former Bulldog Pride Fund Harvey Milk Humanics Hope Award Scholar. They join our team as the Program Coordinator for our East Fresno County Friday Night Live sites: Reedley Middle College, Orange Cove, and Selma high schools.
In their free time, Daniel listens to countless hours of pop music, attends drag shows, and loves to spend time with family and friends by engaging in stimulating discourse.