Oscar is a resident and community organizer in Chicago’s 10th Ward; it is where his family laid roots over 40 years ago. Oscar has brought people together and built power to address community needs. He has done so by being a co-founder of the Southeast Youth Alliance and Southeast Response Collective. Oscar believes in developing city-wide power and solidarity by being a part of anti-violence and environmental justice campaigns. Oscar currently works as the Community Planning Manager for the Southeast Environmental Task Force. He previously held titles of Anti-Violence Coordinator and Director of Youth and Restorative Justice Programming. Oscar was one of the leaders in the Stop General Iron Campaign, and he participated in a 30-day hunger strike, leading to its denial. Oscar is running for 10th Ward Alderman to co-govern and build safe, healthy, and thriving communities.