Metro Tech's Hugo Arreola is a Nominee for the National Education Association 2016 Social Justice Activist Award

Posted by Community Relations at 5/11/2016

Hugo Arreola, a campus lab technician is a nominee for the National Education Association 2016 Social Justice Activist award,.  It is presented to an individual who demonstrates the ability to lead, organize and engage educators, parents, and the community to advocate on social justice issues that impact the lives of students, fellow educators and the communities they serve. Arreola, takes his own experience as a DREAMer (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors) to drive change for DREAMer students. He advocates for high school students from underserved communities so that they have equal opportunities and resources. He is also deeply engaged in community outreach and advocacy for students and their families ensuring that students have the information they need to apply for Deferred Action and to achieve the American Dream.