Alyssa AninagVolunteer Coordinator, 826 Valencia
Alyssa was raised in Stockton, California, the Asparagus Capital of the World. (We’re spear-it-ed!) She studied English and Media Communications at the University of San Diego, and from there headed to the magical “City by the Bay” where she earned her MFA in creative writing from the University of San Francisco. She joined 826 Valencia in the summer of 2014 as a volunteer, continued as an AmeriCorps VISTA Associate, and is honored to be staying on to support the volunteer outreach efforts of the organization.