Miguel Perez Gallo is an MVP Strategies trainer who is a leader in men’s violence prevention in Los Angeles and Santa Monica. For four years he served as the prevention programs coordinator at OPCC, the largest social services agency on the west side of Los Angeles. He recently co-led the rebranding of their cutting-edge men’s violence prevention initiative called BRO – Brothers Respecting Others.
Over the last few years he has facilitated numerous trainings addressing gender-based violence and its impact with diverse groups, including police officers, city officials and employees, at-risk youth, the homeless, and student-athletes, coaches and administrators at the college and high school level.
Miguel grew up in the Venice neighborhood of Los Angeles. He graduated from Humboldt State University with a BA in sociology, where he also played wide receiver for the football team. In addition, he studied Theatre of the Oppressed at the University of Southern California. He recently founded an eco-friendly business and continues to volunteer for the Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation and the Matt Lienart Foundation.