Lucas Codognolla - Lead Coordinator

Born and raised in Minas Gerais, Brazil, Lucas Codognolla and his family immigrated to the United States in 2000 when he was 9 years old. Now 24, Lucas is a recognized undocumented leader in the immigrant youth movement both in the state of Connecticut and nationally. Lucas currently serves as Vice Chair on the Board of Directors of United We Dream, the largest undocumented youth-led network in the United States, and as Lead Coordinator

of Connecticut Students for a Dream. He is a recent graduate of the University of Connecticut and holds a bachelor’s degree in political science.