Laura Alvarado, Director of Programs & Partnerships
, studied at DePaul University in Chicago, IL and received her B.A. in Human Development Psychology with Minors in Studio Art and Women’s Studies in 1998. Laura has over 10 years experience working for nonprofit organizations impacting underserved audiences. Laura spent seven years working for the Indianapolis Art Center as the Director of Outreach implementing five outreach programs each year, providing arts education programming to underserved youth throughout Indianapolis. As the Program Director, it is her responsibility to recruit, train and place volunteers at community partner locations around the city and manage the School on Wheels programs. For additional info on volunteer and partnership opportunities, email Laura.
Favorite Childhood Toy: Easy bake oven
Favorite Childhood Game: Kick the Can
Favorite Word: Razzmatazz!
When She’s Not Working She Likes to: Spend time with her husband and two girls
In An Alternate Reality Without School on Wheels, She’d be: A set designer
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