Michael Vasquez is a proud son of immigrant farmworkers, born and raised in Oregon. Graduating from the University of Oregon in 2020 with a Bachelors’s in Political Science and double minor in Planning, Public Policy & Management, and Spanish. Michael’s passion for advancing equity within both our communities and institutions can be seen by his involvement in the community. His passion led him to work with PCUN (Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste) to advance and fight for farmworkers’ rights. Simultaneously, he worked as the campaign manager for a successful Mayoral campaign in 2020 and ran for school board in the May 2021 elections. In his free time, he likes to volunteer, write poetry & explore nature.