Hector Sanchez Barba

Hector E. Sanchez is the Executive Director of Labor Council for Latin American Advancement and the Chair of National Hispanic Leadership Agenda. He is an indefatigable voice fighting system injustices against Latinos, immigrants and the most vulnerable communities across the nation. Throughout his career, Hector has worked in Labor, human and civil rights, education and non-profit organizations and has vast experience in policy, advocacy, organizing, research and community outreach. In 2012, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management Director John Berry appointed Sanchez as co-chair of the Hispanic Council on Federal Employment to help advice the agency on leading employment practices in the effort to remove barriers to recruiting, hiring, retaining, and advancing Hispanics in the Federal workforce.

Prior to joining LCLAA, Sanchez was the DC-Mexico Policy Education Director at Global Exchange, the Policy and Community Liaison for the Education Trust, and a professor of US-Mexico Relations at the Autonomous University of the City of Juarez, Mexico.