Strategist, politico and coalition builder Gregory Cendana is the first openly gay and youngest-ever Executive Director of the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance and Institute for Asian Pacific American Leadership & Advancement. He also serves as the Chair of National Council of Asian Pacific Americans, as Treasurer for the Labor Coalition for Community Action and is the youngest General Board member of the AFL-CIO. Gregory has been named one of Washington DC’s most influential 40-and-under young leaders, one of the 30 Most Influential Asian Americans Under 30 & the “Future of DC Politics”. Previously, he served as President of the United States Student Association (USSA), where he played an integral role in the passage of the Student Aid & Fiscal Responsibility Act and Healthcare & Education Reconciliation Act. In his spare time, Gregory enjoys singing karaoke, choreographing dances and trying to cook. Be a part of his journey by following him on twitter at @GregoryCendana.
Netroots Nation participation
- Netroots Nation 2016
- How to Have a Conversation About Race Without Everyone Running Out of the Room
- Moving Beyond Brogressives: Ensuring Economic Justice Includes Reproductive Justice
- Uniting and Mobilizing Communities of Color, Millennials and Working People in 2016 [Sponsored Panel]
- Model Minority Mutiny: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Center Our Racial Identities and Solidarities
- Netroots Nation 2015