Charles is an organizer and community advocate with Strong Economy For All; a labor/community advocacy group focusing on issues of economic and tax fairness, wages and jobs and inequality. Charles was born and raised on Long Island, NY. Graduated in 2010 from Penn State University with a major in Poli Sci and a minor in sociology. He ran field operations for the Obama campaign on Long island during 2012 election cycle. He also organized a campaign, targeting Representative Peter King to avoid first sequester.