Everardo Alvizo is a Project Coordinator and Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker with Special Service for Groups (SSG) / Health Integration for At-Risk Racial Ethnic Communities (HIARC).
Alvizo manages the day-to-day operations of this federally funded grant program that integrates mental health, substance abuse prevention, Hep A/B screening/vaccinations, and HIV testing and primary care services, all co-located in downtown Los Angeles. Prior to this role, Alvizo was a member of SSG’s Development Team working on securing grants for a diverse set of services, including mental health, homeless, and HIV/AIDS.
As a Program Analyst with SSG, Alvizo also helped to develop community agency collaborative efforts and worked with SSG’s Executive Director on mental health policy advocacy impacting Los Angeles County.
Alvizo received his B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Latin American Studies in 2003 and his Master in Social Welfare in 2008, both from UCLA.