Alejo Alvarado

Graduate Student Researcher

is a Master of City Planning student at UC Berkeley. Born and raised in the Bay Area, he is passionate about the intersections of housing, transportation, environment, and social equity. Alejo has worked with organizations like Causa Justa and the Alameda Housing Authority where he organized for tenants’ rights and assisted in the development of affordable housing. During his graduate studies he hopes to explore how quantitative methods and GIS can be used to measure transportation equity and climate resilience. Alejo also holds a Bachelors degree in Ethnic Studies from UC Berkeley.