Christian is a Community Associate at KDI’s North Shore office. He is passionate about social, racial, economic and environmental justice for underserved communities. A proud resident of the Eastern Coachella Valley, Christian is thrilled to be working in his own back yard and to be part of the changes happening in his community. Christian works with community members on a daily basis to develop programming and advocate for environmental justice. Prior to joining KDI, Christian spent seven years as a faith-based community organizer and retreat leader during his time in Seminary School. He has experience in various industries such as catering, hotel management, and agriculture, most recently working as the Human Resources coordinator for a Farm Labor contractor in the Eastern Coachella Valley. Christian studied Philosophy and Political Science at Loyola University Chicago.