Before joining Jobs With Justice, Pineda represented and advocated for graduate students’ rights as the Graduate Student Association president at Western Michigan University. Also, he holds a law degree from the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, where he worked as a labor lawyer before pursuing an M.A. at Western. Currently, Pineda is a political science Ph.D. candidate and plans to defend his dissertation in Dec. 2021.
You can find Pineda watching movies, playing chess or basketball, and spending time with friends in his free time