Ali Bloomgarden

Ali Bloomgarden recently graduated from New York University with a B.S. in Applied Psychology, and a concentration in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Studies. She is from Los Angeles, CA. Ali has spent the last year and a half working with girls in the juvenile justice system as a researcher and advocate through Dr. Shabnam Javdani’s ROSES program. Ali is now training and supervising future ROSES advocates and their individual client cases. Her experience has fostered her desire to understand the mental health disparities in youth involved with the juvenile justice system through a contextual, multi-level and interdisciplinary approach. Ali is passionate about working with individuals to address oppression-related mental health disparities and ultimately inform system change.

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