Alan Pelaez-Lopez


Alan is a grassroots community organizer currently attending Fairfield University. While attending the university, Alan serves as an organizer for the Queer Undocumented Immigrant Project, advocating for LGBTQ-inclusive immigration reform. Projects involve creating safe, healing space in urban and rural communities; outreaching to local and ethnic media for visibility campaigns; and training undocumented and queer individuals on their rights. Alan is also a part of the Muslim Student Association at his university, and works to raise awareness on Islamic-based issues and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.


Location: Fairfield, CT, United States

Campus: Fairfield University - Fairfield, CT

Fellowship Class Year: 2013