Gabriel Augusto Sanchez is a research and policy associate focused on low-wage work. He has researched topics related to immigration, education, inequality, and urban planning. Prior to joining the Labor Center, Gabriel was a researcher for the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality. He also authored a report, with the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, on affordable housing in Los Angeles' Historic Filipinotown neighborhood. He received a Master of Arts in sociology at Stanford, and a bachelor's degree in Asian American studies with a minor in education studies from the University of California, Los Angeles.