Californians for Pesticide Reform
Héktor Calderón is Monterey Bay Area community organizer for Californians for Pesticide Reform. Born in Mexico City, Mr. Calderón grew up in Santa Ana in Southern California and received a BA from San Diego State in International Business with an emphasis in Management in the region of Latin America. He completed an apprenticeship with the UC Santa Cruz Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, where he earned an advanced certificate in Ecological Horticulture. Mr. Calderón has worked on diversified vegetable production operations both in Northern and Southern California and has also worked with orchard trees both residentially and on small scale farms. He is the son of immigrants, a protector of racial/food justice, food sustainability, and food sovereignty issues. He coordinates the Safe Ag Safe Schools coalitions in. Watsonville and Salinas.