Sandra Urquiza

Miami, FL - Sandra moved to the United States from Lima, Peru in October of 2002. Back at home, she volunteered for Amnesty International and taught pre-k orphans victims of terrorism. She begun her post-secondary education studying History at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru and completed her B.A at the University of Massachusetts Amherst majoring in Legal Studies and graduating with honors. Her undergraduate research thesis analyzed the structural and direct violence inflicted by gas corporative companies on indigenous communities in the US and in South America. After graduating, she spent a few months in Cambodia researching and creating education manuals on street law. She currently works as Field organizer for Democracia U.S.A. for the Miami area.

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