The son of two Mexican immigrants, Jose has taken advantage of every opportunity his  Mother always dreamed to give him by coming to this country. He is a first-generation  college graduate of W.P. Carey School of Business with a Business Sustainability  degree, and studied abroad for a summer collecting research in Denmark and England  on urban agriculture and how it impacts community resilience. Now working as  Membership Coordinator for Local First Arizona, he gets to fulfill his passion of  establishing community well-being through economically sustainable practices.