Cesar Vargas-Leon is a Program Manager supporting IGR’s CommonGround. He works with a team of graduate and undergraduate students to execute requested programs that raise awareness about social identities, prejudice, stereotyping, power, privilege, and oppression for students who are part of the University of Michigan’s community. Cesar is passionate about transforming spaces, structures, and systems through the art of storytelling. He holds a B.A. in Sociology and Latinx Studies from the University of Michigan. The process of attaining a M.A. in Educational Leadership: Higher Education Student Affairs from Eastern Michigan University, helped him understand his role of good company as students learn to author their own lives. Prior to joining IGR, he supported students as a Success Coach and Lecturer at Eastern Michigan University for three years. Cesar enjoys connecting with new people, spending time with his family and precious dogs, photography, exploring nature, and reading.