Thor Alberto Blanco-Reynoso is a program associate for the Students at the Center initiative at JFF. He plays an important role in supporting the team through his project management and communication skills. He is an educator dedicated to ensure equity for all with a strong drive for and extensive experience in serving immigrant students from marginalized backgrounds and non-traditional paths.
Thor has experience supporting the Latino community through his volunteer work as an ESOL teacher and through organically grown mentorships. Before coming to JFF, he engaged in action oriented psychology research to understand the resilience factors among Latino students. In the summer of 2016, he co-developed a curriculum for youth activities for the DREAM program in Boston to help close the opportunity gap for K-12 children in low-income housing. In addition, Thor serves as a teaching assistant at Northeastern University College of Professional Studies in the undergraduate psycology class Stress and Its Management.
Thor holds a bachelor's degree in psychology with a minor in organizational communication from Northeastern University.