Originally from the Dominican Republic, Carlos Adolfo Gonzalez Sierra is a passionate DREAMer, activist and scholar. His commitment to public service is rooted in his experience growing up undocumented in the United States. Carlos graduated summa cum laude from Amherst College with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Latino Studies. He has interned at the Pennsylvania Governor’s Commission on Latino Affairs, worked as a community organizer in Chicago, and as an organizing trainer for the United States Student Association. Most recently, he was a Deputy Field Coordinator for Raise Illinois Action, a coalition of community-based organizations working to raise the minimum wage in Illinois. He is passionate about civic education and organizing in low-income and immigrant communities.
Updated January 2015
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Senior Fellow Carlos Adolfo Gonzalez Sierra selected for 2020 cohort of Paul & Daisy Soros Fellows
Senior Fellow Carlos Adolfo Gonzalez Sierra was selected to receive the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans.
Let qualified students contribute; support the Pa. DREAM Act
Senior Fellow Carlos Sierra writes an op-ed in the Lancaster Online on why the 2015 DREAM Act in Pennsylvania should pass.
Thank you to our 2015 US Review and Admissions Committees
Humanity in Action received 689 applications for our Fellowships in Europe and Atlanta this year and 421 applications for the Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship.
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Raising the Voices of Undocumented Youth
Senior Fellow Carlos Gonzalez helped coordinate a conference that brought together undocumented youth in Pennsylvania for a weekend of leadership, organizing and community building.