MA Leadership Studies, University of San Diego
BA Media Communications, Music Minor, Point Loma Nazarene University
Cristina Pacheco is the VP of Organizing at NationBuilder creating dynamic spaces for connection in-person and through technology platforms. Prior to joining NationBuilder, Cristina worked as a producer and consultant at the intersection of the arts, social justice, and civic engagement. Cristina has worked with local, state, and national organizations to advance and scale movements. She has produced events such as INTO ACTION, live theater shows such as Lyrics from Lockdown, and was one of the organizers of the inaugural Women's March in Los Angeles in 2016. Previously, she served as the Director of Programs at Arts for LA where she created the ACTIVATE Arts Advocacy Leadership Program, training community arts advocates in areas of policy, leadership, coalition building, and communication. Cristina continues to organize with activists and artists to bolster social justice movements through the power of art and storytelling. She currently serves as a board member for The Underground Museum and Get Lit - Words Ignite based in Los Angeles.