Fernando Gaxiola is originally from Mexico City, but has been living in the DMV on and off for most of his life. He studies Communication and Social Influence, as well as Community Development at Temple University in Philadelphia. He is the president of Temple’s Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) chapter where he works on hunger and environmental issues. He is passionate about helping create a society that strives to provide basic human needs to everyone. This summer, he hopes to learn how to work effectively as part of an organization focused on addressing hunger issues.
Policy placement: Oxfam America