Elsy Arévalo

Elsy Arévalo currently serves as the assistant director for Program Development and Community Outreach in the Center for Religion and Spirituality. She comes with over a decade of experience working in key leadership positions in the nonprofit sector. As the director of the Mentoring Institute, director of the California Mentoring Project, and Technical Assistance manager for the U.S. Department of Education Mentoring Project she provided vision, direction, and oversight to training and technical assistance initiatives, served as a key presenter at nationwide forums and conferences, and developed training curricula and materials.

Ms. Arévalo has extensive experience working directly with diverse communities including minority youth, immigrant families, and individuals in crisis. She obtained her Masters in Pastoral Theology with a specialization in Spiritual Direction from Loyola Marymount University.