Alyssa Perez

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Alyssa Perez
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Civic Engagement Community Organizer, LA Voice

Alyssa Perez, a Bay Area native, currently works as the civic engagement community organizer at LA Voice, a LA Based multifaith and multiracial community organization.  She previously worked as the assistant director of alternative breaks and advocacy in the Pam Rector Center for Service and Action. She completed her bachelor's degree in political science and theological studies, and her master's degree in nonprofit administration at the University of San Francisco. Perez is also an instructor for the Ignatian Leadership Institute and LMU CARES program here on campus. Having been involved in Jesuit education for the past 12 years, she is deeply committed to Ignatian spirituality and has a strong passion for social justice. Perez is a former Jesuit volunteer in Belize City and enjoys travel where she can immerse herself in and learn from different cultures.

As an alumna and now employee of LMU, Perez is proud of the strong culture "with and for others" that is fostered here at LMU. She lives out a faith that promotes justice and wants to help students combine their passions with the world's greatest needs.