Marco Marquez

Marco Marquez

Wisconsin State Director

Marco is the State Director in South-Eastern Wisconsin where he works to educate, inspire, and support youth to become agents and leaders of change in the fight for climate justice. Marco has over 5 years of experience mentoring students of all ages through civic engagement efforts. 

Marco graduated from DePaul University in Chicago, IL with a degree in Political Science. While in Chicago, Marco worked inside Cook County jail to facilitate book clubs with college students and residents of the jail, he collaborated with non-profit organizations in the little village neighborhood to tutor and learn from adult students learning English as a second language, and he engaged college students in political discussions and civic rights seminars as a Resident Advisor.

Marco also participates in the Wisconsin Badger Boys State Program as a Counselor and Recruitment Associate where high school boys going into their senior year are mentored and trained in leadership development programs to become active and engaged citizens in their own communities.

Marco was born and raised in Milwaukee, WI but now lives in Waukesha, WI. In his free time, Marco enjoys rock climbing, playing soccer, playing guitar, hanging out with family and coaching a 9 year old girls soccer team.