On September 21, James Saucedo joined NLIHC as a Housing Advocacy Organizer. Prior to NLIHC, James worked at Ashoka Changemakers, where he served as a Finance & Administrative Associate. Prior to his work at Ashoka Changemakers, James was a Research Associate for a national real estate organization based in Washington, DC. In this role, James observed first-hand the gentrification trends in several cities across America. Originally from New Mexico, James earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business and served as a leader and member of several social justice-oriented student organizations.