Student Profile

Edwin Salgado

Edwin has a strong grasp at questioning and examining organizing tactics to create change in our communities. He is great at looking at the adversarial perspective and creating a public narrative that counters their argument and still empowers his community and his peers. He uses storytelling, public speaking, organizing techniques and digital media to demonstrate that he understands how digital campaigns work.

Edwin is a phenomenal leader, filmmaker, advocate and student. He will be the first in his family to go to college. Coming from an Mexican immigrant family, he knows what it is to struggle and knows what he needs to succeed. He has a passion and drive that pushes to advocate for those less fortunate and he wants to tell the stories of those who do not have a voice in society. Winning this scholarship would ensure that he continues to be a champion for his community and his family.