Oscar De Los Santos

Oscar De Los Santos is pursuing a JD at Yale Law School.  He is the child of Gregorio and María Dolores, immigrants from Tenamaxtlán, Jalisco, México. At age 18, Oscar served as the youngest field organizer for former president Barrack Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign. He graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Southern California, where he studied political science and was named a Truman Scholar. After graduating, Oscar worked as the head of public policy for the Association of Arizona Food Banks, leading grassroots campaigns to defend the civil rights of low-income Arizonans, especially those with felony records. Oscar was then named a Rhodes Scholar, reading for the Master of Public Policy at the University of Oxford. 
After returning from the United Kingdom, Oscar studied Christian social ethics at Union Theological Seminary. During his time in the seminary, Oscar balanced his Christian religious duties alongside work with progressive advocacy organizations such as MoveOn, Mijente, and the Arizona Democracy Resource Center. Oscar plans to return to Arizona and use his legal education to defend the voting rights of poor and vulnerable Americans.