Alex Wilson is the Training Program Assistant at Faces & Voices of Recovery. With an extensive history as a harm reductionist, Alex is committed to deconstructing barriers and ending stigma to create a safer, more accessible world for everyone. Alex has a deep passion for serving society’s most marginalized and prioritizing underserved communities. In addition to harm reduction, Alex has a significant history as an educator, with experience teaching topics related to art, anti-oppression, somatic trauma theory, disability justice, sexual education, and racial justice.
Born and raised in the nation’s capital, Alex went on to graduate from Rutgers University with a degree in Psychology, focusing on linguistics and gender studies. As a former art teacher and dance instructor, Alex is an avid fan of all things artistic from music to theater, drawing, and beyond. As a self-proclaimed nerd, Alex loves comic books, visiting museums, studying linguistics, creative writing, and video games.