Gustavo joined LAJC in Summer 2021 as a Rent Relief Assister/Community Educator. His parents are Venezuelan immigrants, and he has moved many times in his life. He is committed to justice on all fronts, with a focus on migrant advocacy and housing access. Prior to joining LAJC, he consulted for a research team based out of the University of Miami and the University of Texas at Austin on the growing Venezuelan community, and he wrote his honors thesis on these immigrants’ legal, economic, and housing needs. Gustavo received his bachelor’s degree in sociology and philosophy from William & Mary in May 2021. He also interned for Habitat for Humanity Asia-Pacific and co-founded a Habitat-affiliated student organization advocating for decent/affordable housing during his undergraduate career. Now, he is excited to be a part of the LAJC team and to help tenants secure the relief they need and deserve.