|Born:||June 10, 1991 (age 31)|
|Career:||Recruited to run for Congress by LUPE Votes|
Michelle Vallejo ran for election to the U.S. House to represent Texas' 15th Congressional District. She lost in the general election on November 8, 2022.
Vallejo was born on June 10, 1991, in Alton, Texas. She studied political science and history at Columbia University.
She co-founded the New Leaders Council STX Frontera chapter. She also co-founded Hustle + Socialize, an annual women’s entrepreneurship conference providing resources and support for minority women in business in San Antonio and throughout South Texas. She also helped immigrant rights organizations as an oral historian, transcribing interviews conducted of parents and children separated at the border. These transcribed narratives were used to inform the Biden administration Task Force on immigration policy.
She was recruited to run for Congress by LUPE Votes, a community organization that uses grassroots organizations.
Michelle Vallejo. Ballotpedia. (n.d.). Retrieved November 15, 2022, from https://ballotpedia.org/Michelle_Vallejo
¡vamos por quince! Michelle Vallejo for Congress. (2022, March 4). Retrieved November 15, 2022, from https://michellefortx15.com/home/