Senior Regional Field Organizer
Department: Policy and Political Affairs
Josh Zaragoza serves as the Senior Regional Field Organizer for the Western Region. He is responsible for strengthening strategic partnerships and building diverse coalitions in addition to mobilizing communities, in an effort to advance equality across the western region of the United States.
Before joining HRC, Zaragoza was a Senior Associate of Mario E Diaz & Associate, a public affairs firm located in Phoenix. He spearheaded strategic plans for non-profits, corporations, advocacy groups, district school boards and political candidates. He has directly managed legislative, municipal and statewide campaigns for candidates as well as independent expenditure campaigns and voter mobilization initiatives.
Earlier in his career, Josh served as a field organizer with Organizing for America in 2008 and thereafter was a research analyst for public policy centers in both Phoenix and London.
Josh was born and raised in Phoenix. He is the first in his family to graduate from college. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Arizona State University and Master of Arts in International Security from King’s College London.
In his free time, Zaragoza enjoys spending time with friends watching and playing basketball, as well as reading.