Formerly a victim advocate at the Office of Victim Services at the Arizona Department of Corrections, Alejandro (he/him) was the lead advocate of the Victim Offender Dialogue Program. Alejandro facilitated victim initiated, victim centered and victim driven dialogues within victims/survivors and their offenders. Also, during his tenure he educated victims on their victims’ rights; as well, as assisted them to exercise them. Such as being heard during criminal justice proceedings, in particular to provide impact statements and oppose parole of inmates during clemency hearings. Furthermore, Alejandro has worked as a technology safety specialist with the National Network to End Domestic Violence. Providing technical assistance and training on assessing and safety planning around abuse by means of technology. Alejandro also was a trainer with the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence from 2013- 2016. Prior to becoming a trainer, Alejandro provided lay legal advocacy services to victim of domestic and sexual violence at the domestic violence shelter where his work in advocacy started back in 2010 as a volunteer in Phoenix, Arizona
Boards/Organizations: Alejandro is Board Member with the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence. Alejandro is also a recipient of ASU Alumni Award for Early Career Excellence 2017- 2018. Alejandro has also served as an Associate Member with Violence Against Women International from 2016- 2017. Furthermore, serving as a member on the Governor’s Commission to Prevent Violence Against Women during 2016. Alejandro also served as a Member for the Steering Committee of IPV Prevention Council of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV). Education Alejandro earned his Bachelor of Science in Criminology & Criminal Justice from Arizona State University’s School of Criminology & Criminal Justice on May 2014.