|Glenn D. Magpantay, Esq.|
7th Annual Summer Public Health Research Institute and Videoconference on Minority Health
Glenn D. Magpantay, Esq., is Staff Attorney at the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), where he where he directs AALDEF's program areas in census and voting rights. He has previously been the AALDEF Asian American Democracy Project Director and NAPIL Equal Justice Fellow. To date, Mr. Magpantay has personally spoken to nearly two thousand Asian Americans on the importance of the census. He has been at the forefront of advancing policy concerns on the census impacting Asian American to top officials in The White House, Congress, Department of Commerce, and Census Bureau in Washington, New York, and Boston. For instance, he successfully secured a legal opinion to ensure the confidentiality of census information would protect the anonymity of undocumented immigrants.
Before joining AALDEF, Mr. Magpantay was Executive Director of the Student Association of the State University (SASU) of New York and most recently with the University of California Student Association. He was also a grassroots organizer on national health care reform with Citizen Action of New York and directed its Political Action Committee on Long Island, NY. Glenn serves as a Trustee of the Boehm Foundation and Board member of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) Youth & Militarism Committee.
Mr. Magpantay is a cum laude graduate of New England School of Law, where he served on the Senior Staff of the New England Law Review. He has been honored by the National Lawyers Guild - Massachusetts Chapter, Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts, and United States Student Association.
|Last updated May 04, 2012|