Carlos Amador

Los Angeles City Council District 12, CA

Carlos Amador is a human rights advocate and a candidate for LA Council District 12. His leadership has been shaped by lived experiences growing up as an immigrant.

Carlos has played a critical role in campaigns that have changed the lives of millions. Those include the DACA campaign, the California Driver’s License campaign, and the State Sanctuary Law campaign, among others. He is the Community Engagement Director at the California Immigrant Policy Center, a board member of the local neighborhood council, and a board member of the ACLU of Southern California. He lives with his wife and daughter in Granada Hills.