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Juan Escalante

Juan Escalante is Digital Campaigns Manager at FWD.us, a DC-based organization focused on immigration and criminal justice reform and currently resides in Washington D.C., where he works to ensure the DACA program continues to protect an estimated 700,000 immigrant youth from deportation.

Juan ’s parents fled Venezuela in the year 2000, with Juan and his two brothers in tow, for the United States following the election of Hugo Chavez. Thanks to DACA, Juan was able to return to FSU and obtained a master’s degree in public administration in 2015. He has helped spearhead some of the digital tactics used across in immigration-related campaigns across the country. A renowned and nationally recognized digital strategist , he is leading state and national efforts to pass sensible immigration legislation. Escalante’s work has been highlighted and published in a wide range of publications, including The New York Times, USA Today, Univision, and CNN.

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Friday, April 17
 

1:00pm EDT