George Chacon is the Immigrant Justice Project Manager at the Dream Resource Center, where he guides immigrant leaders in developing a statewide Rapid Response network focused on connecting tools and resources to immigrant communities across the state as they face increased threats of detention and deportation. He graduated from UCLA in 2010 with a BA in International Development Studies and a minor in Education Studies. Before working at the UCLA Labor Center George worked to increase college access for underserved students through a program at the UCLA Community Programs Office, advocated for the health needs of Boys and Men of Color at The California Endowment, and supported young adults in finding employment at the LA Conservation Corps. He has extensive leadership and community engagement experience by completing programs from Public Allies Los Angeles, The Greenlining Institute, and the Front Line Leaders Academy. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for the LA Trust for Children’s Health. He’s an avid comic book reader, enjoys cooking for others, and thinks sloths are the best animals ever.