White House Author
David Liendo Uriona
David Liendo Uriona, a Colorado Corps member of Teach for America 2014, teaches at High Tech Early College in Denver, Colorado. As a first year teacher, he committed himself to serving and advocating for social change. He works with families to empower and engage members of his community to increase awareness of the issues affecting undocumented students. Liendo is a leader and organizer among other DREAMers and young undocumented students in Denver. At High Tech Early College, he started the first National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society and was appointed to the chair position of the English Language Acquisition department. He also serves as an inspirational speaker for Denver Public Schools and new Corps members of TFA.