A son of working-class immigrants, Ricky Hurtado understands first-hand the struggles many North Carolinians balance between getting an education and providing for their family. Ricky is fighting in one of the most competitive races in North Carolina to build a better future for Tar Heel State families.
- First-generation college student who attended UNC-Chapel Hill as a Morehead-Cain Scholar
- Supporting first-generation college students and immigrant families by breaking down barriers to education as the Co-Executive Director of LatinxEd
- Critical red-to-blue flip opportunity in 2020