Matthew Aini

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Class of 2025
2023 Cal-in-Sacramento

Matthew Aini is a current second-year student at UC Berkeley majoring in Political Science and intended Business Administration. Hailing from the East Bay suburb of Dublin, California, regional concerns including housing, transportation, education, climate change, and affordability are areas he’s most keenly interested in solving. Currently, he serves as a member to the Dublin Planning Commission, where he deals with the land use questions and matters within the city. Additionally, he works as a policy lead in the higher education advocacy group Generation Up, with a particular emphasis on state policies surrounding the basic needs of college students. Matthew seeks to launch a career in which he can make communities more affordable and sustainable, and through the Cal-in-Sacramento program, he intends to learn more about achieving that through the research and internship components of the program.

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Major(s): Political Science, Business Administration

Minor(s): Public Policy