Daniel Brito develops and implements legislative campaigns specializing in agriculture, food, and farm bill policies. He works with experts and policy makers to advance legislation promoting sustainable agriculture, economic growth, local foods, and a healthier food system. Prior to joining UCS, Daniel served as the government relations manager for the Drug Policy Alliance, where he focused on redirecting federal spending on drug policy to support public health-based legislation. Daniel worked on the successful 2002 Grijalva for Congress campaign and spent nearly eight years as a legislative assistant for Congressman Raúl Grijalva. During his tenure in Congressman Grijalva’s office, he served as liaison to the Congressional Progressive Caucus and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and addressed a variety of issue including labor, trade, human rights, Latin America, Iraq, and Afghanistan wars and housing. Daniel received his B.A. from the University of Maryland in Political Science.