Building on
American Latino Success
To Forge A Stronger America

Cristina Jimenez

Executive Director
United We Dream

 

Cristina Jiménez is co-founder and Managing Director of the United We Dream Network, the largest immigrant youth-led network in the country. Originally from Ecuador, Cristina came to the U.S. with her family at the age of 13, attending high school and college as an undocumented student. Cristina has organized immigrant youth and workers for the passage of the DREAM Act, immigration reform, and pro-immigrant legislation at the local and national level since 2004. She co-founded the New York State Youth Leadership Council, the Dream Mentorship Program at Queens College, was an immigration policy analyst for the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy and an immigrant rights organizer at Make the Road New York. Cristina was recently named among Forbes "30 under 30 in Law and Policy," one of “21 immigration reform power players” and one of 5 non-profit leaders who will influence public policy in 2013 by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. She holds a Masters degree in Public Administration from the School of Public of Affairs at Baruch College, CUNY and graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. in Political Science and Business from Queens College, CUNY.

Events

National Tour 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 12:00 PM through December 13, 2018

National Tour 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 03:00 PM through November 09, 2017

16th Wall Street Summit

Wednesday, October 05, 2016 at 04:00 PM through October 06, 2016
Le Parker Meridien in New York, NY

2016 National Tour

Tuesday, March 08, 2016 at 06:00 PM through December 03, 2016
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