Raised by a Filipino immigrant family in the working class town of Pittsburg (no “h”), CA, Christine acts from the deep belief that we are stronger together and go farther together than we ever could alone. She is the Co-Director of Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN), organizing with immigrants and refugees for a healthy environment and thriving economy for all communities. For over 20 years, Christine has trained, organized, and built coalitions across environmental health and justice, workers rights and economic and racial justice issues. Previously, she was Executive Director at the Center for Story-based Strategy, reinvigorating narrative strategies for social change. She is committed to spiritual training and enjoys nerding out on sci-fi/fantasy books, tea, gaming, meditative practices, and strategy.