Alex Puchniarz

Operations Assistant

Alex brings to his position a deep passion for social justice and a strong background in office management and human resources. Prior to joining the Children's Defense Fund - California, Alex served in an administrative capacity at a wide range of non-profit and community-based organizations in Los Angeles, including Silverado Hospice and the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. Alex is passionate about leveraging his networks and skills to advance opportunities for youth locally and statewide to access quality programs that promote educational and health equity today so they can succeed in the labor market of tomorrow.

Born and raised in Southern California, Alex studied at Pasadena City College before transitioning to California State University, Northridge where he majored in Sociology: Work and Society.