Miguel Huerta is a Denver-born, Chicano social worker, spoken word artist, and community organizer working on projects that synthesize art and social action.
Huerta is co-founder of the artist and activist collective, Get Lucid! (est. 2012) which has organized multi-media art events as fundraisers grassroots causes in Philadelphia. In 2014, Miguel became a founding member of the Board of Directors for the Move Mountains Project in San Luis, Colorado. A youth leadership program, Move Mountains is refocusing attention on the Chicano identity in the San Luis Valley.
Today, he is a Post-Secondary Coordinator at YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School where he works with a passionate team to innovate career placement, retention and advancement for the resilient alumni of the YouthBuild organization.