UCLA Labor Center

Diego Sepulveda

DRC Interim Director
Phone: 213-480-4155 x255

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Diego Sepulveda is a fearless and relentless advocate for justice. Through his lifelong work, Diego has marched through the streets of this country and through the halls of the Capitol to advocate for LGBTQ justice, immigrant rights, worker justice, environmental justice, and college affordability and accessibility.

Diego has been featured on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, National Public Radio, KCET, Honor 41, Equality California’s #Health4All efforts, and by the California Museum through their “We Are All Californian” exhibit in Sacramento, CA.

In 2014, the City of Huntington Park awarded Diego as Community Leader of the Year; In 2016, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors presented Diego with a Scroll to recognize and celebrate his courageous leadership; and, most recently, Diego was honored as one of 40 under 40 leaders by the Empowerment Congress, Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas and LA County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas.

Diego currently directs the Dream Resource Center at the UCLA Labor Center. He holds a bachelor’s degree from UCLA and is currently an MBA Candidate at the Graduate School of Nonprofit Management in Bel Air, CA.