Your Role: Development and Communications Intern
Background: Kristina Tanner is a foster youth advocate with lived experience. She has been advocating since 2015 with the goal of helping change the child welfare and juvenile justice system for the future generations of youth. She has had the opportunity to hold many leadership roles and further her professional development. Kristina has been able to work alongside organizations to create policies to ensure a better future for youth. While Kristina has been able to make change at a state level she looks forward to being able to do work at a federal level where she will be able to expand her knowledge of federal organizations and policy work. Kristina is also in the process of obtaining her bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences at Sacramento State University.