Larissa Gil Sanhueza
Program Assistant, Young Adult Outreach
As the Program Assistant for Young Adult Outreach, Larissa Gil Sanhueza travels around the country to mobilize young adults in our grassroots advocacy network and to recruit attendees for our Spring Lobby Weekend, a four day lobbying and educational event. She also oversees the Delegation Leader Program, which encourages young adults to organize their peers in lobbying efforts and to lead a group traveling to Spring Lobby Weekend.
Larissa graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with B.A.s in Philosophy and German, receiving honors in Philosophy. As a student, Larissa was involved with the Mock Trial Association, student government, and Planned Parenthood. Before working at FCNL, Larissa served as an English-Spanish translator for recently arrived immigrants in Santiago, Chile and as a fellow in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. In her capacity as a House Fellow, she wrote a bill clarifying the guidelines used in child custody cases in which one of the parents has committed a sexually violent crime.
In her free time, Larissa likes to study and improve her Spanish and German language skills as she often travels to see family in Chile and Germany.