Miguel Angel Segura | Director of External Relations

Miguel Ángel Segura (MÁS) was born and raised at the intersection of Westlake, Echo Park, and Historic Filipinotown. Miguel went on to pursue his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Political Science and Chicano/a Studies at California State University, Northridge and his Masters at Loyola Marymount in Education.

Miguel taught in Pico-Union and South Los Angeles. Miguel later worked for the State Assembly uplifting constituent concerns to the Assemblymember and assisting families with access to workforce and income resources.

Miguel left the Assembly in November 2015 to support the Hillary 2016 campaign. Miguel came back to Los Angeles and worked for LAUSD’s Board of Education for three years. He built trusting relationships with District leaders and capacitated parents to advocate for themselves. After leaving LAUSD, he worked for a parent advocacy organization to support parents of English-Learners, students with disabilities, and immigrant families.

Miguel rejoined the Advance Staff to support the presidential campaigns for 2020. He then joined the staff of US Secretary of Education, Miguel Cardona, on a special effort to assess the impacts of COVID-19 on schools, colleges, and universities in several states across the country. Miguel then served as an Advance Associate for the Office of the Vice President Kamala Harris.