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Our Grant Winner Spring 2020

Andrea Ramos Fernandez

Andrea is a local San Antonio Student pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Public Administration at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Born and raised in Mexico City, Mexico, she moved to the US with her parents at the age of eight. Andrea grew up undocumented, going to public schools in the San Antonio Area. As a high school student, attending college wasn’t guaranteed yet she still pushed for academic excellence. During her Junior year of High School, DACA was implemented and in 2014, Andrea graduated with Honors from Churchill High School, receiving a full ride to Texas State University.

Beginning in the Fall of 2018, the SYA Changemaker Grant seeks to assist young leaders from across the country in building their vision for a more equitable and just world, starting with their local communities. This grant is open to young changemakers located in the United States who have a solution or idea for tackling an issue that is pertinent to their local community.

Sustainable Youth in Action