Writer and community advocate based in California.

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My story.

I write and communicate stories that empower individuals from various walks of life.

My belief in the power of the written word traces back to my Filipino roots and upbringing in East Asia, where I first lived the immigrant experience and learned about the importance of cultural understanding and diplomacy.

That belief led me to my journey in the United States, where I received a bachelor's degree in International Studies and gained experience working as a community organizer, consulate staff member, and journalist. 

As a graduate student majoring in Social Innovation at the University of San Diego Kroc School of Peace Studies, my goal is to help create more peaceful, engaged, and prosperous communities. I am currently working towards this goal through my work as a practice fellow at the Kroc Institute for Peace Justice and as a community writer at the San Diego Union-Tribune

I hope to return to government and non-profit work upon graduation in May 2021. 


My background.

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Advocating for inclusion and economic opportunity for underrepresented communities through writing.

Community Relations

Media advocacy to promote civic engagement and minority representation.


Peace fellow conducting research on urban violence and international affairs. 


What I care about.

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Civic Engagement

Inspiring youth and community members to engage in local and political affairs.

Public Policy

Creating policy in public safety, immigration, education, and economic development to strengthen communities.


Utilizing business and technology to provide work and access to education for underprivileged communities.


Let's connect!

Feel free to email me or message me on social media.
Twitter/IG @marjonlsaulon

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