Raymond Barajas is a housing rights attorney at BASTA. It is his belief that the right to housing is the often forsaken human right. As such, he finds helping and defending tenants against eviction a moral imperative. Raymond Barajas is the first in his family to attain an undergraduate and graduate education. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz (Go Banana Slugs), and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law.