Zach Sessa


University of Portland Fellow

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Zachary Sessa (he/him/él) is a senior at the University of Portland with a B.A in Social Work & Spanish. He is originally from Austin, TX where he worked at Workers Defense Project, serving as a bilingual Workers Rights Legal Assistant & Organizer to recover owed wages for construction laborers in Texas. He is passionate about immigrant and refugee justice, labor justice, and access to equitable educational opportunities. In his free time he enjoys going for runs in Forest Park, reading historical fiction, and tending to his backyard garden.

Preferred Gender Pronouns

he, him, his

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish


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