Author Archives: Benny Corona

About Benny Corona

Benny Corona is currently pursuing a Master in Public Policy at UC Berkeley’s Goldman School. He was born and raised in the Central Valley’s Lindsay, CA. He grew up accompanying his parents to work as a farm worker on school breaks. By the age of 13, Benny had the capacity to double his family’s income in the fields. In 2010, Benny enrolled into UC Berkeley as the first person in his family to attend college. In 2015, he graduated with a B.A. in Anthropology with highest honors for his thesis work titled, “The Growing Voices in the Courts: Free Legal-Services and Immigrants Accessing Justice”. In the past few years, Benny has worked as a farm worker, community organizer, community development specialist, political campaigner, and nonprofit assistant director. His work is focused on the issues of voting rights, humane immigration reform, environmental advocacy, and water access. After obtaining his MPP, Benny is committed to continuing his service to Central Valley communities and to helping solve some of the region’s most pressing public policy issues.

The World Is My Family

Finding a sense of belonging and building intercultural connections – by Benny Corona Continue reading

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