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Manuel Gago

Manuel is a journalist and human rights defender originally from Venezuela. He has worked as a TV producer for several channels in Venezuela and the US. Since 2006, Manuel has been involved with Amnesty International, starting as an activist and then as a campaigner and press officer.  In 2016, Manuel decided to get more involved in organizing the latino communities in Florida and Virginia, focusing on civil and political rights. Since 2018 he has been part of LAJC, and after many miles doing outreach, now he is the First Co-Director of the Workers Justice Program, leading the organizing and outreach efforts especially to farmworkers across the Commonwealth. 

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