Alexander González-Torres

Alexander joined ECBAWM as a paralegal in 2020. He graduated from Columbia University with a major in Hispanic Studies with Specialization in Political Science. At Columbia, he founded Columbia Against the Militarization of Police, a student group seeking police accountability through legislation and lobbying. During his junior and senior years, he worked as a research assistant at Columbia’s Department of Political Science, where he studied the evolution of civil rights issues through state parties and their campaign platforms. Previously, Alexander worked at Sullivan & Cromwell and the United States House of Representatives.

Alexander hails from Morovis, Puerto Rico. The Municipality of Morovis named him “Pride of Morovis’s People” in 2021 for his work in the civil rights space, like advocacy for Puerto Rican self-determination before the United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization and the United States Congress. He plans to attend law school to become a civil rights litigator, focusing on voting rights and issues affecting American insular areas.


Columbia University, B.A., 2020