UCLA Labor Center

Alma Leyva

DRC Health Initiatives Program Manager
Phone: 213-480-4155 x213

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Alma Leyva is the Health Initiatives Program Manager at the Dream Resource Center of the UCLA Labor Center. As an undocumented woman, Alma has dedicated her work to advancing the rights and protections of undocumented communities. Alma’s work is centered on developing leaders at the intersection of immigrant rights and health care access as a project coordinator of the Dream Resource Center. Alma is a lead researcher and author of the report Undocumented and Uninsured: Immigrant Youth and the Struggle to Access Health Care in California, the first statewide study by and about immigrant youth in California.