William Rivera-Bloodworth assists with developing materials related to strategic communication initiatives, including publications, newsletters, email announcements, social media content, infographics and video. Rivera-Bloodworth also supports the Healthi Kids team by developing and executing communications plan components, managing social media channels and agency web pages, and publishing a newsletter and a blog.

Prior to joining Common Ground, Rivera-Bloodworth held positions at the Urban League of Rochester and Ibero-American Action League. At the Urban League, Rivera-Bloodworth served as digital engagement officer. In this role, he co-created the Interrupt Racism antiracist community initiative and guided the equity and advocacy team through a DEIJ curriculum development process.

As an employment specialist at Ibero, he met with Spanish-speaking clients throughout the employment search process and collaborated with community education partners for referrals to English as a Second Language (ESL) classes and other training sessions.

Rivera-Bloodworth completed postgraduate studies in Spanish language and culture at the Universidad de Salamanca. He holds a master’s degree in Hispanic Linguistics from the University of California, Davis and a bachelor’s degree in Spanish Literature and Language from Berry College in Rome, Ga.

In his spare time, Rivera-Bloodworth is a multidisciplinary visual artist. He also enjoys going to the theater, reading voraciously, building Lego sets, and spending time with loved ones and his dog Oscar.