Peter Ujvagi

Peter Ujvagi, sometimes known as “The Mayor of East Toledo,” is a Hungarian-born former state representative of Ohio’s 47th district. Through his work with immigrant communities in Toledo, Lucas County, and across his home state of Ohio, Ujvagi has demonstrated a lifelong commitment to the values and ideas that have long served as our country’s greatest strength. Thanks in part to Ujvagi’s leadership, Toledo has become a refuge for families fleeing the deadly, long-running war in Syria. The successful integration of refugees in Toledo is a perfect example of how immigrants naturally contribute to and complement existing American communities.

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