Founder. Social Entreprenuer. Systems Leader.
Tomás Alvarez III is a nationally recognized figure in the field of adolescent mental health known for his trailbalzing work using Hip-Hop Therapy to address trauma and other mental health disparities among boys and young men of color. As a clinically trained social worker he launched the first nonprofit organization dedicated to Hip-Hop Therapy, which today has served over 2,000 youth in six U.S. cities. He is now developing a global institute for Hip-Hop Therapy to galvanize a worldwide community of change makers committed to the idea of Hip-Hop as a pathway towards wellbeing.