Ronald is a Mainer of Vietnamese descent raised in the working-class town of Lewiston. He graduated from the University of Maine in 2012 with a degree in English Literature, and afterwards spent several years working as a language and culture instructor at the University of Angers in western France. He then moved to Kassel, Germany for an MA in Global Political Economy, where he completed research projects on austerity regimes, ideological change, and social movement building. Before moving to Oakland in 2017, Ronald was employed as Lead Organizer for Maine’s Health Care is a Human Right Campaign, a transformative grassroots campaign aimed at winning an equitably financed, universal healthcare system. He is deeply committed to the struggle for essential human rights like the human right to housing and feels we are best served in this fight when we work to link oppressed peoples across difference around shared belief in the common good.
contact Ronald at:
(510) 663-3830 ext. 323