Alex Mabanta graduated the University of California, Berkeley, with a double major in Political Science and Rhetoric and minor in Human Rights. With a passion for social justice, Alex chairs the Peace and Justice Commission, a legislative body charged with crafting human rights ordinances for the city of Berkeley. As a student, he also directed the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, a pro-bono tax assistance organization that serves low-income families across the San Francisco Bay Area and founded the Financial Literacy and Economic Justice Conference (Flejcon), the first campus-wide student-organized and student-oriented financial literacy conference of its kind. Together, Alex is drawn to public service and empowering people. He hopes to lead a career advancing inclusive social policies for diverse communities throughout the United States.
Updated May 2017