Meet the Staff: Christina Liu, Chinese Community Outreach Coordinator
Parents for Public Schools of San Francisco is a small but mighty team. We are parents, community leaders, and public school advocates. Our staff represents a wide array of ages, languages, and countries of origin. One thing we share in common: our passion for public education as a foundation of a liveable city for everyone.
This week meet Christina, our new Chinese Community Outreach Coordinator.
I was born and raised in Guangzhou, China and moved to San Francisco with my family 10 years ago. I am a recent grad from University of California, San Diego and hold a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology concentrated in Culture and Communication. I have years of experience working in the non-profit, knowledgeable of social issues on poverty, food insecurity, health disparities, and educational inequity.
Why you choose to do this work:
As a first-generation immigrant and college grad myself, I’ve been through and understand the challenge and struggle, especially the language and cultural barrier. Now I’ve tackled down all these difficulties, I would like to share my knowledge and experience, to shed light and support my community, as well as in bettering the community as a whole. I’m thrilled to join the PPS-SF as a Chinese Community Outreach Coordinator, I could serve as a liaison between the Chinese community and the school district to share information and guide them through the process.
Fun fact about you outside of work:
I love staying home most of the weekend but am always down to go on an epic adventures - I trekked 15 miles through a wild jungle and spent a night camping in the World’s 3rd largest cave two years ago in Vietnam & did a 10-mile hiking trip last year at over 4,600 meters above sea level in Sichuan, China.
Carpe Diem for every day and Bon Appetit for every meal.