Robert P. Alvarez is a communications assistant at the Institute for Policy Studies. While the bulk of his work is media and press focused, he also functions as a content writer for IPS’ newsletter and website.

As an undergraduate, Robert studied communications and public affairs at California State University, Chico, where he went on to study political science and public policy as a graduate student.

Robert has been fortunate enough to work with a variety of stakeholders including those from criminal justice reform, international development, affordable housing, education, and policy backgrounds. His goal is to use his experience to fight inequity in all its manifestations, and to employ technology and media as tools for progress.

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Communications Assistant