Frank Rodriguez is born and raised in Santa Barbara as the son of Mexican immigrants from Degollado, Jalisco, Mexico. After finishing his B.A. at UCLA and completing the CORO Fellowship in Public Policy, Frank worked as a labor, community and electoral organizer throughout southern California. Frank recently completed his Masters in Latin American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, focusing on how mapping has and can become an empowering tool for organizing Latino communities. Frank is a hip hop head, who is more likely to be found listening to R&B or cumbia. He loves all sports, but understands life is a game and soccer is serious, especially when it comes to the chivas ralladas de guadalajara. You will most likely find him skating or biking to meetings around town.