Story of My Life as Told by Sergio Martinez

This is a Story of a Citizen in the City. Any City

We each come with our own story. The opportunity to connect, lies in sharing them. DII is having critical conversations with critical members of our community.

Sergio Martinez came to the United States from Mexico City when he was five years old. He grew up in and around Detroit and has become one of the young leaders in the immigrant rights movement in Detroit. He serves on the board of the non-profit Michigan United, leading the Detroit Immigrants Rights Organizing Committee. He works in the restaurant industry and hopes to start his own food business. A DACA recipient, Sergio has become an outspoken voice for undocumented young people who have lived in the United States since childhood.