Originally from the Dominican Republic, Carlos Adolfo Gonzalez Sierra is a passionate DREAMer, activist and scholar. His commitment to public service is rooted in his experience growing up undocumented in the United States. Carlos graduated summa cum laude from Amherst College with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Latino Studies. He has interned at the Pennsylvania Governor’s Commission on Latino Affairs, worked as a community organizer in Chicago, and as an organizing trainer for the United States Student Association. Most recently, he was a Deputy Field Coordinator for Raise Illinois Action, a coalition of community-based organizations working to raise the minimum wage in Illinois. He is passionate about civic education and organizing in low-income and immigrant communities.
Updated January 2015