DIRECTOR OF LEGAL SERVICES
Alvaro Escobedo is a 2017 graduate of Salina South High School and 2019 graduate of Fort Hays State University. In Fall of 2019, he attended the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs through a student exchange program and served as a legislative aide for Colorado U.S. Senator Michael F. Bennet’s Congressional office while simultaneously working as an office assistant for the Lutheran Refugee Services of Colorado Springs.
Alvaro has attended a World Relief Immigration Law Training which provided legal resources for helping refugees, immigrants, and asylees request protection, file petitions, submit applications, and represent individuals in immigration court. Alvaro has advocated for immigrant rights his whole life and as a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient, he has worked effortlessly to help immigrants like him achieve their dreams.
He volunteers for Catholic Charities summer program Prayer and Action, Sigma Chi’s Huntsman Cancer Institute, and helps on political campaigns advocating for positive change. Additionally, he has served as a Saline County commissioner for the Heritage Commission, as a grant review committee member for the Greater Salina Community Foundation, and as a City of Salina Youth Ambassador.
Alvaro enjoys listening to music (Frank Ocean is his favorite), traveling, kayaking, Colorado mountains, playing sports and being active, watching David Dobrik’s videos, and laughing at tik toks when he’s not saving the world.
IMMIGRATION PROGRAM ASSOCIATE
Kylie is originally from Northern California and transferred to finish her degree at Bethany College. She recently graduated with a dual major in Psychology and History and Political Science. She has always strived to volunteer and be an advocate for those without a voice but has recently learned how to do so hands on through her internships in her Kansas community. She is currently applying to law schools in hopes of starting in the Fall of 2023. In her free time, Kylie loves to hang out with friends and family, workout, and cook.
"Serving people means growing their capacity and implies that everyone can contribute"