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Julie Chavez Rodriguez is the Associate Director of Latino Affairs and Immigration for the Office of Public Engagement at the White House. Most recently Julie served as the Director of Youth Employment at the Department of the Interior under Secretary Ken Salazar. Prior to joining the Administration, Julie served as the Director of Programs for the Cesar E. Chavez Foundation, a non-profit organization, founded in 1993 by the Chavez family to educate the nation about his life and work. In 2001, Julie helped launch the Chavez Foundation’s service-learning programs in Latino communities across the United States. In the nine years she spent with the organization, Julie distinguished herself as an effective program manager, community organizer, and advocate for Latino youth. She has established school and community based partnerships in major cities, including Los Angeles, Chicago, and Phoenix, and helped develop curricula widely used in school districts throughout the country. Due to her extensive traveling and commitment to service, Julie has helped to engage Latinos and other communities of color across the country in service-learning and community development programming.
The President and the Vice President hosted a meeting today in the Oval Office with young immigrants, also known as DREAMers, as well as with the siblings and spouses of undocumented immigrants, to hear directly from people whose families are affected daily by our nation’s broken immigration system.
An Obama Administration official explains what it means to her family as Nuestra Señora Reina de la Paz is designated a National Monument
Chief Official White House Photographer
Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting
Director of Progressive Media and Online Response
Domestic Policy Advisor to the Vice President
Director of Online Engagement for the Office of Digital Strategy
U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator
Secretary of Homeland Security