Victor Sanchez

Monroe County Legislature, District 21

Victor will be the first LGBTQ person of color elected to local government in Rochester


Victor was born in a small city in Mexico and moved to the United States at the age of 6 and grew up, just outside NYC. After many years of living in the United States, Victor became a naturalized American citizen in the summer of 2018. Victor moved to Rochester NY, to attend Rochester Institute of Technology, where he graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering Technology. Victor now works for Wegmans Foods Market as Virtual Design and Construction Coordinator.

Victor is currently the Co-Chair of RocCity Coalition, an organization with the objective to attract, retain, and empower young professionals in the area. He has worked to improve public transportation access and increasing neighborhood stability and quality of life. Victor is an active volunteer with the Human Rights Campaign of Western NY, working to help support the organization’s mission to gain equal rights and protections for LGBTQ+ individuals. He also serves on the Board of Directors at Trillium Health, a health center that specializes in LGBTQ+ health care and supporting those living with HIV. Victor wants to secure diverse representation voices of all communities at every level of government.

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