Allyssa Jo Chan

Job title: 
2023 Democracy Camp Berkeley Fellow
Class of 2024

Allyssa is a third year studying Political Science and Political Economy. She grew up in a promodominately latinx community in Southern California and is passionate about immigration rights. She became interested in immigration rights after her community was impacted by the changes in the DACA legislation in 2018. In highschool, Allyssa would spread awareness through organizations like Junior State of America, where she held open discussions and information session for the community.

Throughout her time at UC Berkeley, she has also found interests in Economics and Public Finance after studying abroad and interning in Singapore this past summer. This summer she is planning on going to Washington DC with Cal in the Capital and is currently looking to internships in the area. Allyssa is excited to participate in the 2023 Democracy camp and learn more about how she can grow from the opportunity!

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Major(s): Political Science, Political Economy

Minor(s): N/A