Rudy Arredondo, “el Hijo del Pueblo,” the “Son of the Peoples” has spent his lifetime defending the rights of Latinos around the United States. He has been the leading visionary for the National Latino Farmers and Ranchers Association for over 13 years. A highly motivated bilingual problem solver and advocate with a lifetime career in civil, human, labor, immigration, and health care rights. Throughout his 24 years in Washington, D.C., he has successfully managed millions of dollars in public project funds and has worked with LULAC, the Department of Agriculture, Hispanic Organizations Leadership Alliance amongst others.