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David Alvarez is the son of Cuban refugees who has extensive experience in managing and evaluating community-based programs and organizations. He was chosen by his peers as the 2010 Louisiana Prevention Professional of the Year and is currently the Program Director for the LA Voz de la Comunidad Community Coalition. David’s work with LA Voz focuses on building Latinx community capacity to prevent youth behavioral health risk factors while building protective factors within the Latinx community. David is an appointee to the Drug Policy Board’s Prevention Systems Committee and assists in statewide efforts to prevent youth substance abuse and other high-risk youth behaviors. David is an appointee by the Governor of Louisiana to the Louisiana Latino Commission which is tasked to identify obstacles to the effective delivery of governmental services by all service providers of all levels of government to Louisiana’s Latinx population and to propose remedies to those obstacles. David has ten years of experience conducting evaluations of school-based behavioral health programs for hundreds of thousands of Louisiana students over.

DAVID ALVAREZ, MA, LPP
Program Director
david@lavozdelacomunidad.us

David Alvarez is the son of Cuban refugees who has extensive experience in managing and evaluating community-based programs and organizations. He was chosen by his peers as the 2010 Louisiana Prevention Professional of the Year and is currently the Program Director for the LA Voz de la Comunidad Community Coalition. David’s work with LA Voz focuses on building Latinx community capacity to prevent youth behavioral health risk factors while building protective factors within the Latinx community. David is an appointee to the Drug Policy Board’s Prevention Systems Committee and assists in statewide efforts to prevent youth substance abuse and other high-risk youth behaviors. David is an appointee by the Governor of Louisiana to the Louisiana Latino Commission which is tasked to identify obstacles to the effective delivery of governmental services by all service providers of all levels of government to Louisiana’s Latinx population and to propose remedies to those obstacles. David has ten years of experience conducting evaluations of school-based behavioral health programs for hundreds of thousands of Louisiana students over.

JACQUELINE HAAS
Community Liaison
jacqueline@lavozdelacomunidad.us

David Alvarez is the son of Cuban refugees who has extensive experience in managing and evaluating community-based programs and organizations. He was chosen by his peers as the 2010 Louisiana Prevention Professional of the Year and is currently the Program Director for the LA Voz de la Comunidad Community Coalition. David’s work with LA Voz focuses on building Latinx community capacity to prevent youth behavioral health risk factors while building protective factors within the Latinx community. David is an appointee to the Drug Policy Board’s Prevention Systems Committee and assists in statewide efforts to prevent youth substance abuse and other high-risk youth behaviors. David is an appointee by the Governor of Louisiana to the Louisiana Latino Commission which is tasked to identify obstacles to the effective delivery of governmental services by all service providers of all levels of government to Louisiana’s Latinx population and to propose remedies to those obstacles. David has ten years of experience conducting evaluations of school-based behavioral health programs for hundreds of thousands of Louisiana students over.

MARIANA MONTERO
Program Coordinator
mariana@lavozdelacomunidad.us

David Alvarez is the son of Cuban refugees who has extensive experience in managing and evaluating community-based programs and organizations. He was chosen by his peers as the 2010 Louisiana Prevention Professional of the Year and is currently the Program Director for the LA Voz de la Comunidad Community Coalition. David’s work with LA Voz focuses on building Latinx community capacity to prevent youth behavioral health risk factors while building protective factors within the Latinx community. David is an appointee to the Drug Policy Board’s Prevention Systems Committee and assists in statewide efforts to prevent youth substance abuse and other high-risk youth behaviors. David is an appointee by the Governor of Louisiana to the Louisiana Latino Commission which is tasked to identify obstacles to the effective delivery of governmental services by all service providers of all levels of government to Louisiana’s Latinx population and to propose remedies to those obstacles. David has ten years of experience conducting evaluations of school-based behavioral health programs for hundreds of thousands of Louisiana students over.

DAESY BEHRHORST
Communications Coordinator
daesy@lavozdelacomunidad.us

David Alvarez is the son of Cuban refugees who has extensive experience in managing and evaluating community-based programs and organizations. He was chosen by his peers as the 2010 Louisiana Prevention Professional of the Year and is currently the Program Director for the LA Voz de la Comunidad Community Coalition. David’s work with LA Voz focuses on building Latinx community capacity to prevent youth behavioral health risk factors while building protective factors within the Latinx community. David is an appointee to the Drug Policy Board’s Prevention Systems Committee and assists in statewide efforts to prevent youth substance abuse and other high-risk youth behaviors. David is an appointee by the Governor of Louisiana to the Louisiana Latino Commission which is tasked to identify obstacles to the effective delivery of governmental services by all service providers of all levels of government to Louisiana’s Latinx population and to propose remedies to those obstacles. David has ten years of experience conducting evaluations of school-based behavioral health programs for hundreds of thousands of Louisiana students over.

GARY AGUILAR
Highway & Occupant Safety Coordinator
gary@lavozdelacommunidad.us

David Alvarez is the son of Cuban refugees who has extensive experience in managing and evaluating community-based programs and organizations. He was chosen by his peers as the 2010 Louisiana Prevention Professional of the Year and is currently the Program Director for the LA Voz de la Comunidad Community Coalition. David’s work with LA Voz focuses on building Latinx community capacity to prevent youth behavioral health risk factors while building protective factors within the Latinx community. David is an appointee to the Drug Policy Board’s Prevention Systems Committee and assists in statewide efforts to prevent youth substance abuse and other high-risk youth behaviors. David is an appointee by the Governor of Louisiana to the Louisiana Latino Commission which is tasked to identify obstacles to the effective delivery of governmental services by all service providers of all levels of government to Louisiana’s Latinx population and to propose remedies to those obstacles. David has ten years of experience conducting evaluations of school-based behavioral health programs for hundreds of thousands of Louisiana students over.

MICHELLE AGUIRRE
Project Coordinator, Partnerships for Success
michelle@lavozdelacommunidad.us

ABOUT LA VOZ

LA Voz works to improve the quality of life in the Latino communities of Louisiana by preventing youth substance abuse through culturally competent leadership, advocacy, research, education, and citizenship. LA Voz de la Comunidad works with community leaders to strengthen our community as a whole.

We provide a centralized location for the Latino community to find resources and events, sign up for community updates via SMS or Whatsapp and engage in our community.

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