George Cordero is a Paralegal at the ACLU of Hawai‘i where he works to support the legal team on all legal matters in defense of civil rights and civil liberties in Hawaiʻi. He assists with the ACLU’s litigation, lobbying, public education, and advocacy efforts and previously served as the Legal and Legislative Assistant.
Prior to joining the ACLU, George was a legislative assistant in the State Government Relations branch of the University of Southern California in Sacramento. He also interned in several nonprofit agencies and several members of the California State Legislature. During his undergrad, George worked as a student assistant in the Department of Health Care Services.
George graduated from California State University Sacramento (go, Hornets!) where he obtained double bachelor in Political Science and Communication Studies in 2013. During his time in Sacramento State, George served as a director in student government.
Born and raised in a small island province in the Philippines, George is a proud first-generation immigrant. His family immigrated to Sacramento, California where he and his siblings attended K-12 through college. As of 2016, George moved to Honolulu, Hawai‘i, where he spends his weekends on the beach, hiking, surfing, wrenching on his truck or motorcycle, and cheering for his beloved Sacramento Kings from 2,500 miles away.