Sandra Castro Solis is scholar activist currently based in Phoenix Arizona. Sandra has organized in the state of Arizona for the last six years and has implemented her activist work into her scholarly research. Sandra received her Masters in Human Rights Studies from the Institute for Human Rights Studies at Columbia University in New York. Sandra Castro Solis is a recipient of the Davis Putter Scholarship Fund and the Corazon del Pueblo Human Rights Award for her work in the immigrant rights movement. Sandra is currently an Adjunct Professor of United States History at Estrella Mountain Community College and South Mountain Community College.