Welcoming America

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Leading External Affairs at Welcoming America, Daniel, oversees the organization’s development, communications, and strategic partnerships. With over 15 years of nonprofit experience, he is passionate about helping advance the mission of organizations working on systemic changes to bring greater prosperity and opportunity for everyone. Daniel’s work has centered around issues of civic engagement, immigrant rights, racial justice, health disparities, and economic mobility.

He holds a B.A. from UNC Charlotte and a certificate in Nonprofit Management from Duke University. Daniel was born in Acapulco and has lived in Charlotte for 25 years. He enjoys hiking, cooking, spending time with friends and family, and traveling.