After attending seven elementary schools and three middle schools throughout the Northwest, Diego Hernandez developed a passion for social justice, racial equity, an youth organizing. The first in his family to attend college, Diego went on to earn a Master of Social Work from Portland State University. In 2012, Diego became the youngest person and first Latino ever elected to the Reynolds School Board. Diego brings broad social justice experience, including work with the Community Alliance of Tenants, OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon, and Western States Center. He is the Co-Executive Director of Momentum Alliance and sits on Oregon’s Commission on Hispanic Affairs.