Dr. Cristina is the grand-daughter of Priscilla of New Mexico and Concepcion of Cebu. She is from LA and has a PhD in Women’s Philosophy from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. She is a member of Voices of Our Nations Art Foundation (VONA) and a writing student of Faith Adiele, Cherrie Moraga and Ana Castillo.

Her most recent publications:  “Stories of Multicultural Integrative Solidarity” appears in Vibrant Voices with Goddess Ink and artwork “Sacred Heart of Mango” appears in Jota with Korima Press. She is co-founder of Las Doctoras and a member of the Latina Mothers Collaborative.  As a mother, an artist, and a dancer, she is engaged with muxer-affirming and indigenous-rooted communities based out of Long Beach.