Jose R. Lopez, M.A. - Senior Program Coordinator

Jose R. Lopez

Jose Lopez Libertad is a Senior Program Coordinator at San Francisco State University’s Institute for Civic and Community Engagement. The Institute for Civic and Community Engagement (ICCE) provides opportunities for SF State University faculty and students to become aware and address issues of social justice through community service learning and civic engagement. Through innovative courses, experiential learning, political engagement, participatory action research, and direct services, ICCE partners the resources and expertise of the urban university with the knowledge and assets of diverse communities.

Jose attended San Jose State University where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology San Jose State University with a concentration in social change and a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science with a concentration community change. He also received a Master of Arts in Philosophy from San Jose State University where he fell in love with Latin American philosophy and thought. Born in Santa Cruz, CA and raised in Salinas, Watsonville, Castroville, Fresno, Las Vegas, Miami, Oregon, Mexpan (Nayarit, Mexico) and Tijuana, to name a few, he takes great pride in calling San Jose home. He is the youngest in the family and the first to graduate high school. Having been in 20 countries, Jose enjoys activities that bring balance and joy to his life such as traveling, playing the guitar, and participating in triathlons and marathons.

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