Tomas.Robles

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Tomas Robles

Tomas.Robles
Executive Director
Arizona Center for Empowerment
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Tomas E. Robles Jr. currently serves as Executive Director of Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA). A member-driven organization that has played a key role the recent movement in Arizona to bring attention to wage inequality and worker rights through various campaigns in the past few years. Tomas became involved in grassroots organizing and activism after Senate Bill 1070, an anti-immigration bill that would have led to racial-profiling in Arizona, passed. Since then, Tomas has worked with various organizations working various issues such as immigrant and worker rights, Veteran's issues and housing discrimination. Tomas is the son of Mexican immigrants, born in Tucson, AZ, and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. He is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and is a graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Transborder studies with an emphasis on immigration policy and economy.


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