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Michael Soto

Michael S.C. Soto is a political strategist and social justice scholar. His clients include One Community, where he works as the Chief Advocacy Officer and the Equality and Fairness Campaign. He is delighted to serve the Arizona LGBTQ+ community on the one-n-ten and Equality Arizona boards. Michael is a long-time leader in the LGBTQ+ movement in Arizona and the nation.

He is a graduate of ASU with a Bachelor of Arts in Women and Gender Studies and a Master of Science in Justice Studies. Michael is currently a PhD student in Justice Studies at ASU, where his studies focus on pluralism as the antidote to political polarization and extremism. He believes to his core that justice is a lifelong process and hopes to make some meaningful contribution to creating a more just society during his lifetime.