Spotlight: Running for Office with Wendy Carrillo

Wendy Carrillo is running for United States Congress in the 34th district of California. A journalist and progressive activist, Wendy immigrated to the U.S. as a child escaping El Salvador’s civil war. Between 5 and 13, she was undocumented became a naturalized citizen by her 21st birthday. Learn more about her journey that led her to run for public office!

To learn more about why Wendy is running for Congress, check out her blog post here and head over to