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Edgar Gonzalez

Project Coordinator
Hometown: Houston, TX

Pronouns: He/They

Edgar has a lifelong passion for community outreach and political activism. Before joining the Elevate team, Edgar spent a year working as a writer and political telefundraiser. He joined the Elevate team to work with nonprofit organizations trying to give back to their communities.

Edgar continues to volunteer in voter outreach and believes in taking an active role in upholding democracy. He received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Baylor University, where he also received the Charles G. Smith Award for Academic Excellence and Noble Character. Edgar intends to continue his education with Law School in the future.

Beyond supporting our grant writing teams, Edgar enjoys reading comic books, drinking iced coffee, and listening to a thought-provoking podcast.

What is your hidden talent?

I’m really into bookbinding.

What punctuation mark would you be and why?

Em dashes, because sometimes the extra details are the most important.

What is your grammatical pet peeve?

Misused semicolons.

What is your favorite way to spend a Sunday afternoon?

Drinking iced coffee and listening to a good audiobook.

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