Alex is a social worker and community organizer with experience in a variety of nonprofit and humanitarian fields of work. Most recently, Alex was the Executive Director at Rez Refuge in Fort Defiance, Navajo Nation, Arizona—a small nonprofit operating youth and community development programs. Prior to this, Alex worked in legislative advocacy for adults recovering from severe mental illness in Massachusetts, and community organization building on neighborhood levels in Boston. Alex has experience in youth development, wilderness education, small-scale agriculture, strategic planning, philanthropy, and counseling. Currently, Alex consults on farm-based education and vocational training programs that seek to build communities of learning around food, ecology, and justice.