Dean Santos

Position: Technology & Operations Director


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Dean (he/him) was born in the Philippines. He arrived in the United States with his mother at the age of 12. Dean has been involved with immigrant rights-related issues since 2010. He has been an outspoken advocate against collaborations between ICE and local law enforcement, a leader within ASPIRE, the first pan-Asian undocumented youth group in the nation, and California Immigrant Youth Justice Alliance, the coalition of thirteen undocumented youth groups throughout California. Dean obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Notre Dame de Namur and received the Political Science and History Department’s University Mission Award. Outside of immigrant rights, Dean is an avid cyclist and races cyclocross on occasion. He hopes to someday participate in the prestigious randoneé Paris-Brest-Paris.