Intern Spotlight: Oscar Chapa

Monday, March 18th, 2019

Oscar Chapa is a senior at the University of Michigan majoring in General Studies with an emphasis on Food Systems and the Environment. He is minoring in Entrepreneurship. Chapa comes to MTA with a passion for urban agriculture, sustainable food systems and anti-hunger efforts. At MTA, Chapa conducts research, covers hearings and briefings and assists staff with client projects. Chapa previously interned with the US-Mexico Foundation, serving as a consultant for small Indigenous business owners. He has also served as an AmeriCorps Volunteer and developed an app with his classmates to reduce food waste. Chapa was recently featured as the Student of the Week for the Michigan in Washington Program. Read more here.