Alexandra Abreu works as a program and policy coordinator for Community Solutions to Health Equity at Community Catalyst. In her role, she helps support grassroots advocacy that can influence policy changes to meet the needs of low-income individuals and communities of color.
Her background encompasses the fields of bleeding disorders, public health, immigration, social policy, international development, community organizing, and grants coordinating. Alexandra has been involved in international development efforts in Latin America and the Middle East and is an active leader for change within immigrant communities in the United States. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, diagnosed with VWD, she is passionate about giving back to her community. Throughout her work, her priority has been to provide immigrants with the correct tools to empower communities to mobilize and use their voices as a tool to dismantle oppressive systems.
Alexandra holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Latin American and Caribbean Studies from the State University of New York at New Paltz and a Masters of Social Work in International Welfare and Social Policy from Columbia University- Columbia School of Social Work.