Cynthia Lee Rodriguez (pronouns: she/her/ella) is an Administrative Assistant at Unemployed Workers United. Cynthia hails from the Bay Area and currently resides in East Los Angeles. Cynthia has an AA in Political Science, a certificate in Leadership and Social Change from De Anza College, and transferred to UC San Diego, earning a BA in International Studies - Political Science with a concentration in Latin America. While at De Anza College, Cynthia was a Political Science TA, local organizer and a former intern for the Faculty Association Political Action Committee. Additionally, she spent her free time as a Spanish translator for Citizenship Day events. At UC San Diego, she was selected to participate in the University of California Washington Center study abroad program and was a Policy and Legislation intern for the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). At LULAC, her research focus was immigration (DACA, DAPA) and presented her methodology of why adding the “citizenship” question on the 2020 Census would discourage the Latinx community from participating.
Cynthia enjoys reading, discovering new music, playing chess and watching movies.