Born to Central American and Mexican migrants, Alex is committed to addressing inequities through behavioral health. He studied Psychology at Stanford University and abroad at the University of Oxford. As an advocate of community-led social change, Alex co-directed an Alternative Spring Break focused on Chicago’s grassroots movements. Through the National Alliance on Mental Illness, he organized the first virtual Advocacy Day, a platform connecting mental health advocates with California policymakers. He credits the Fontana Veterans Resource Center for galvanizing his interest in strategic partnerships across sectors. Through Coro, Alex aspires to further hone his advocacy skills for a career in public service. He enjoys singing competitions and creative writing.