Larissa Gil Sanhueza
Advocacy Corps Coordinator
As the coordinator for FCNL's Advocacy Corps, Larissa Gil Sanhueza manages 20 young adult organizers around the country that lobby on one legislative issue every year. Larissa also oversees recruitment for our Spring Lobby Weekend, a four-day lobbying and educational event.
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.