She has worked on a number of campaigns, including Zephyr Teachout's run for NYC Attorney General, and Jumaane Williams's run for Public Advocate. She is a co-founder of Women of Color for Progress, an organization that addresses the barriers women of color face when entering political life, and seeks to provide the resources that make understanding and accessing our political systems much easier. She is also the founder of She Fights Foundation, an organization that provides free boxing classes to young women from low income backgrounds living in New York City.
Cristina inherited a deep passion for cooking and feeding others from her grandmothers, who also passed down the gene that gives one a deep fear of not having enough food and will subsequently always make entirely too much food. Cristina's hobbies include cooking, boxing, and burning white supremacy to the ground.