George Chacon is the Deputy Director at the Dream Resource Center, where he is responsible for managing and overseeing the daily programmatic functions of the DRC. He works closely with the DRC Director in preparing and monitoring long-term strategies to achieve goals while supporting staff in coordinating the Dream Summer Fellowship and DRC Alumni Network. 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’s an avid comic book reader, enjoys cooking for others, plays a lot of Pokémon games, and thinks sloths are the best animals ever.