Mr. Santos assists states and communities in their efforts to prevent and end homelessness. He supports communities in strategic planning and implementation and system performance evaluation and planning. Mr. Santos has extensive experience researching, drafting, and editing various publications, technical assistance documents, amicus briefs, and legal memos on a wide range of issues related to homelessness. As a former attorney at the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty in Washington, D.C., his work focused on advocating for homeless children and youth through public education, impact litigation, and policy advocacy. Mr. Santos has had a long history of working on the rights of low-income and underrepresented communities through the Department of Health and Human Services and various non-profit organizations. He was a fellow at the Clinton Foundation where he worked on managing a national program to decrease the upward trend of childhood obesity in the United States. Michael graduated from Brown University with a double concentration in Biomedical Engineering and Ethnic Studies. He received his JD from University of Southern California Gould School of Law.