Gerardo Mancilla

Position title: Committee Member

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Dr. Gerardo “Lalo” Mancilla is an Assistant Professor of Education at Edgewood College. He immigrated to the U.S. at a young age and was formerly undocumented. He also helped start the Leadership Institute for Borderland Research and Education (LIBRE) program where students traveled to the U.S./Mexico border to learn more about immigration, immigration policies, and various community-based organizations in Arizona. Most recently, he started the “Educators and Immigration” podcast to share resources with the community about supporting immigrant populations.