Sam Garcia

Opportunity Specialist/Investigator, United States Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights

Samuel is a graduate of Seattle University School of Law, and holds an Interdisciplinary Studies degree with an option in American Studies from the University of Washington, Bothell. He has 18 years experience as a public service employee at the state and federal level. Samuel has served as an advocate for unemployment benefit recipients and has extensive experience as a criminal, missing persons and sexual assault investigator.

Samuel joined the United States Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights in May 2010. As an Equal Opportunity Specialist/Investigator, Samuel investigates alleged violations of title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitative Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. When not working, Samuel enjoys spending his time as the father of a four year old daughter. 

 


Samuel Garcia
Liberal Studies: American Studies '02