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Sergio Lopez


Sergio Lopez is an author and civic leader. With a lifelong track record of public service, he currently serves as Councilmember for the City of Campbell. He is the son of two immigrants and, after attending public schools his whole life, was the first in his extended family to graduate from college. Over more than a decade, he has worked at all levels of government, from local politics to the White House, including drafting policy for Governor Gavin Newsom and Secretary Hillary Clinton. Previously he led organizing work for Rise, during which time it became the most successful legislative advocacy organization in modern history, and served as JSAF Director of Development. His work has been covered by the New York Times and Huffington Post, and he has been profiled by USA Today, Telemundo, and NBC Bay Area. A historian, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Campbell Historical Museum and has written two original book-length manuscripts on history and politics, while his writing has been published in the Sacramento Bee, Teen Vogue, and America magazine. Sergio Lopez graduated from Yale University with degrees in History and English and is pursuing his master's at Duke Divinity School.