Alyssa Castro (she/her)

Alyssa is a Merced native who is passionate about creating a healthier home for Merced residents and youth. Alyssa is Program Coordinator for Youth Leadership Institute’s Merced youth media program, We ’Ced Youth Media and Moving Forward. A Spotify Sound Up Alum, Alyssa has many years of experience in practicing photojournalism. Alyssa believes investing in youth is an investment in public safety.