Mayra E. Alvarez, MHA

President, The Children's Partnership

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Mayra E. Alvarez, MHA, is President of The Children’s Partnership, a statewide advocacy organization working to advance child health equity through policy, research, and community engagement. She also serves as a commissioner on the California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission and First 5 California Commission. Previously, she served at the US Department of Health and Human Services during the Obama-Biden administration, including at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Office of Minority Health, and the Office of Health Reform. Alvarez is from outside San Diego and is the proud daughter of Mexican immigrants.

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