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Jerry Gonzalez

Jerry Gonzalez is the founding and current Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO) and the GALEO Latino Community Development Fund (GLCDF). GALEO was founded…Read Full Bio

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Jennifer Zenteno

Born in Tlalnepantla, Mexico, Jennifer Zenteno was seven years old when she was brought to Atlanta, Georgia. She graduated from Lakeside High School in Dekalb County where she gained valuable…Read Full Bio

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Leopoldo “Polo” Vargas

Leopoldo “Polo” Vargas is our current Program Coordinator for Program Coordinator for Operations and Communications. He was born in Celaya, Guanajuato in Mexico. His parents brought him to the United…Read Full Bio

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Jeniffer Chow

Jeniffer Chow is our current Program Coordinator for Civic Engagement. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia and was raised by immigrant parents. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice…Read Full Bio

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Elton García-Castillo

Elton Garcia-Castillo is our new County Field Coordinator staff member. He is a native from Gainesville, Georgia raised by immigrant business owners from Jalisco, Mexico.  He received his associates degree…Read Full Bio

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Darrick Alvarez

Darrick Alvarez is our current County Field Coordinator. He was born in Orlando, Florida and raised in Lawrenceville, Georgia. He is recieving his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a…Read Full Bio

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Andy Santamaria

Andy Santamaria is a County Field Coordinator at GALEO, where Andy  coordinates census and voter registration in Cobb County. He was born in Los Angeles, California. He graduated from Georgia…Read Full Bio

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Elizabeth Silva

Elizabeth is our new County Field Coordinator. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia and raised by her parents who immigrated from Jalisco, Mexico. She received both of her bachelor’s degrees…Read Full Bio

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Jennifer Manzano

Jennifer Manzano is one of our interns for our Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 internships! Born and raised in Clayton County to two industrious Mexican immigrants, she continues to experience…Read Full Bio

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Stefany Alvarado

Stefany Alvarado is a trilingual immigrant woman born in Guanajuato, Mexico and raised in Rome, Georgia. She is graduating from Georgia State University in May 2021 with a bachelor’s in…Read Full Bio

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Rodrigo Ruiz-Tello

Rodrigo Ruiz-Tello is currently an intern for the 2021 Spring semester. He was born and raised in Griffin, GA, but his parents are immigrants from Michoacán, Mexico. Rodrigo is currently…Read Full Bio