Daniel Pearson was raised by a single mother in an impoverished neighborhood in Central Florida, and has dedicated his life to public service. Daniel graduated from the University of Central Florida with a BA in Political Science, and went on to pursue an MPA focused on social policy and urban development from American University. A fierce community advocate, he has spent his entire professional career with non-profits in program development and implementation. Daniel served two years with AmeriCorps working on education and health inequities in low-income communities, as well as leadership development programs for federal employees in Washington, DC. Daniel currently works for a non-profit in Norwalk that provides free afterschool and summer programs for underprivileged kids. He’s an active member of the Brookfield Democratic Town Committee, and was an organizer for Obama for America.