Jorge Andres Soto

Secretary 
Jorge Andres Soto joined the Latino GLBT History Project Board of Directors in 2010.  Jorge works as a Public Policy Associate at the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), the only national civil rights organization exclusively dedicated to protecting and promoting equal access to housing, home loans and insurance policies for all residents of the United States.  In this capacity, Jorge lobbies Congress and the executive branch of the federal government to ensure equal access to housing, home loans and insurance for communities of color, people with disabilities, religious minorities, women, families with children, and members of the LGBT community.

Jorge has experience working on civil rights investigations and cases involving governmental failures to comply with federal civil rights laws, lender and housing provider discrimination, and has consulted on employment and contracting diversity.  Jorge has also worked on fundraising campaigns for various national nonprofit organizations, and as a labor and community organizer.  Jorge earned his B.A. from Wesleyan University with majors in History and American Studies.  Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Jorge is the son of Mexican and Chilean parents.