Pedro Hernandez

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Pedro Hernandez


Pedro Hernandez is Senior Policy Coordinator at FairVote.

Background

Pedro Hernandez is the son of immigrant agricultural workers. His experiences growing up in Watsonville, serving as a student trustee for the local school board, set in motion his commitment to community empowerment at a young age.

Pedro brings both experience and passion to electoral reform and community advocacy. He worked as an Associate at the Law Office of Robert Rubin where he specialized in claims under the California Voting Rights Act. He served as Editor-in-Chief of the Hastings Race & Poverty Law Journal, and as Political Chair at UC Hastings La Raza Law Students Association. He previously served as an Education Equity Fellow at Public Advocates, clerked at the Equal Justice Society and California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA), and externed at the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights.

Pedro previously served as the Deputy Director of FairVote California. He earned his bachelor's degree in Political Science, with a minor in American Studies, from the University of California, Davis; and J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where he earned recognition for his outstanding achievement in providing pro bono legal services.[1]

RPA convention

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In March 2021 Pedro Hernandez of FairVote addressed the Richmond Progressive Alliance convention with Alex Lee AD 20, Michele Sutter Money Out Voters In, and Trent Lange Clean Money Campaign.

Liberation Road

CCDS newsletter June 2020

Pedro Hernandez is a member of Liberation Road.

Barbara Lee connection

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Ben Allen connection

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Pedro Hernandez with Senator Ben Allen.

Latino Liaison

Latino liason San Francisco for Obama Aug 2008 – Nov 2008,

Coordinated and executed phone banking/travel efforts to engage Latino communities in key swing states. Translated phone scripts for the state of California, and responded to Spanish news media inquiries. Duties involved canvassing and community engagement.

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