Meet Agatha Pinheiro, IGNITE's 22-23 Detroit Fellow

Agatha Pinheiro is the IGNITE Detroit Fellow. She is pursuing a bachelor’s degree at the University of Michigan, studying Political Science with a minor in Law, Justice and Social Change. As a Dr. Anne Moses Fellow, Agatha has hosted community councils about Latinas in Politics, shadowed elected officials, organized events at the Michigan State Capitol, voter registration drives and started new college chapters in the Detroit area. She has experience working on county, state, and federal campaigns, in which she helped to engage voters and organize communities. Agatha also interned with Reproaction, a reproductive justice organization and served as a fellow at the Economic Justice Alliance of Michigan. As an immigrant from Brazil, she is passionate about increasing the participation of minorities in politics, especially Latinas. For Detroit inquiries, contact

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