Raul (Raul) M. Grijalva (D-03)

US Representative Raul Grijalva

Raul (Raul) M. Grijalva (D-03)
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Capitol: 202.225.2435
FAX: 202.225.1541
District: 623.536.3388
Room 1511 LHOB- Longworth House Office Building 15 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-0303
1412 North Central Avenue
Avondale, AZ 85323-1316
Residence:Tucson, AZ

Committee Assignments

ChairmanHouse Committee on Natural Resources
FC MemberCongressional Western Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Border Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Caucus
Co-ChairExpand Social Security Caucus (House)
Co-ChairHouse Congressional Hispanic-Serving Institutions Caucus
Co-Vice ChairCongressional Native American Caucus
Co-ChairInternational Workers' Rights Caucus
FC MemberRural Veterans Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education
MemberHouse Committee on Education and Labor
FC MemberCongressional Integrative Health and Wellness Caucus
Co-ChairEndangered Species Act Caucus
Chair EmeritusCongressional Progressive Caucus
FC MemberOut of Afghanistan Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Task Force on Childhood Obesity
FC MemberCongressional Invasive Species Caucus
FC MemberRock and Roll Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Caucus
FC MemberChildren's Environmental Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Rural Housing Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Refugee Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Songwriters Caucus
FC MemberHouse Diversity and Innovation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Public Transportation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Military Mental Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Neuroscience Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Adult Literacy Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Anti-Bullying Caucus
Ex-OfficioHouse Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
FC MemberOut of Iraq Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Global Health Caucus
FC Member21st Century Health Care Caucus
FC MemberCongressional National Parks Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Missing, Exploited and Runaway Children's Caucus
FC MemberHouse Trails Caucus
FC MemberDairy Caucus
FC MemberCentral America Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Homelessness
FC MemberCongressional Financial and Economic Literacy Caucus
FC MemberHouse Trade Working Group [HTWG]
FC MemberNational Heritage Area Caucus
FC MemberU.S.-Mexico Friendship Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Spina Bifida Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Children's Health Care Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Privacy Caucus
FC MemberLatino-Jewish Congressional Caucus
FC MemberAmerica's Languages Caucus
FC MemberHouse Impact Aid Coalition
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Human Trafficking
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional School Health and Safety Caucus
Ex-OfficioHouse Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
FC MemberCongressional Library of Congress Caucus
FC MemberTextile Caucus
FC MemberUnexploded Ordnance (UXO)/Demining Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Rural Broadband Caucus
FC MemberJoint Congressional Arctic Working Group
FC MemberCongressional State Medicaid Expansion Caucus
FC MemberBicameral Task Force on Climate Change
FC MemberAmerican Sikh Congressional Caucus
FC MemberHouse Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus
Ex-OfficioHouse Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
FC MemberCongressional Glaucoma Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Baby Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Recycling Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
FC MemberRural Health Care Coalition
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Intellectual Property Promotion and Piracy Prevention (IP)
FC MemberVision Caucus
FC MemberPublic Broadcasting Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Military Families Caucus
FC MemberFuture of Transportation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Wildlife Refuge Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Italian American Caucus
FC MemberCrime Survivors and Justice Caucus
FC MemberOut of Poverty Caucus
FC MemberHouse Hunger Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment
Ex-OfficioHouse Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
FC MemberCongressional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education Caucus (STEM Caucus)
FC MemberInvisible Wounds Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Humanities Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Kidney Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus (ATR)
FC MemberCongressional Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Caucus (COPD)
FC MemberCongressional Historic Preservation Caucus
FC MemberBlue Collar Caucus
FC MemberCongressional HIV/AIDS Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Social Work Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Community Health Center Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Hispanic Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Disabilities Caucus (BDC)
FC MemberNextGen 9-1-1 Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Labor and Working Families Caucus
FC MemberCommunity College Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Safe Climate Caucus
FC MemberArthritis Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Childhood Cancer Caucus
FC MemberRenewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Career and Technical Education Caucus (CTE)
FC MemberCongressional Ports Opportunity, Renewal, Trade, and Security [P.O.R.T.S.] Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Nursing Caucus
FC MemberTom Lantos Human Rights Commission
FC MemberCongressional Cystic Fibrosis Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Medicare for All Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Heart and Stroke Coalition
FC MemberCongressional Bike Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Armenian Issues
FC MemberCongressional Fire Services Caucus
FC MemberSustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC)
FC MemberCongressional Mental Health Caucus
FC MemberCoalition for Autism Research and Education (CARE)
FC MemberHouse Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Wine Caucus
FC MemberCongressional TRIO Caucus
FC MemberBicameral Congressional Caucus on Parkinson's Disease
FC MemberCongressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC)
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Foster Youth
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease
FC MemberCongressional Arts Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Animal Protection Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Coalition on Adoption
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Equality Caucus


Raul Grijalva began his career in public service as a community organizer in Tucson. Four decades later, he continues to be an advocate for those in need and a voice for the constituents of his home community. From 1974 to 1986, Raul served on the Tucson Unified School District Governing Board, including six years as Chairman. In 1988, he was elected to the Pima County Board of Supervisors, where he served for the next 15 years, chairing the Board for two of those years. Raul resigned his seat on the Board of Supervisors in 2002 to seek office in Arizona's newly created Seventh Congressional District. Despite a nine-candidate primary and the challenge of being outspent three-to-one by his closest competitor, Raul was elected with a 20-point victory, thanks to a diverse coalition of supporters that led the largest volunteer-driven election effort in Arizona. Throughout his career, Raul has always fought for underrepresented voices. The passions that drove him as a School Board member to fight for and succeed at implementing bilingual education in Arizona are the same passions that motivated him to help pass the first bond package containing a $10 million commitment to reinvest in older, poorer neighborhoods while he was a County Supervisor. Likewise, they are what drive him today as he fights to reform our broken immigration system, ensure livable wages for American workers, and create vital land protections to safeguard our nation's natural treasures for the next generation. In 2018, Raul became Chair of the House Natural Resources Committee. He also serves on the Committee on Education and the Workforce and is the Chairman Emeritus of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, as well as a long-standing member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2002    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Ramona   DOB: 2/19/1948
Counties Representing
Santa Cruz