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Chris believes every young person has power to make change in community and the success of youth translates to the success of the community. He believes successful youth-led programming is grounded in a racial and gender justice.

Capacity Building

Youth Consultant

CHRIS BACA

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Daniel is a Senior at Atrisco Heritage Academy where he leads a school circle. He has a high academic bar for himself and aims to launch a branch of T4B to whatever State he goes to college in. 

Civic Engagement

Lead Youth Organizer

DANIEL BENITEZ DE LUNA

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Luis graduated Valley High in 2016 and is not studying at Central New Mexico Community College. He has been a youth organizer for over four years with various community organizations. Luis is passionate about creating and finding self, he embraced his new role of integrating self-care and healing at T4B.

Leadership

Lead Youth Organizer

LUIS COLUNGA

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Mahdi is a student at Highland HS. Originally from Afghanistan, he migrated to the US from Turkey. Mahdi has played a critical role with reaching refugee young men and families. He also serves on the Mayor's Youth Advisory Council (MYAC). As a champion martial artist his nickname at T4B is "Ninja." 

Capacity Building & MC:ID 

Youth Consultant & Youth Partner

MAHDI HOSSAINI 

An attends Albuquerque Institute for Math and Science (AIMS) and enjoys photography and swimming. He wants to go to medical school and thinks T4B is a great way to practice his teamwork skills and learning about the community.

Civic Engagement

Youth Consultant

AN PHAM

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Christopher brings an extensive amount of community organizing, strategic planning, consultation and organizational management. Building power w/ YMOC and making space at decision making tables is a core value he lifts up at T4B.

Capacity Building

Co-Founder & Executive Director

CHRISTOPHER RAMIREZ

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Chris is from Brooklyn and is studying for his Masters degree in Community & Regional Planning at the University of New Mexico. He is excited to be coordinating T4B's bicycle project and decolonizing diet with T4B circles.

Health & Healing Justice

Project Manager

CHRIS RIVERA

Xavier has nine years of experiential learning and program management. For the past five years he's focused on organizational  development for grassroots and federal agencies with an emphasis on democratizing decision making and intergenerational learning. 

 

Health and Healing Justice & MC:ID 

Co-Founder & Program Coordinator

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XAVIER BARRAZA

Baruch brings seven years of organizing experience around violence prevention and youth-led programming. An artist at heart, Baruch has integrated art making as a core value at T4B. 

Leadership & MC:ID

Program Coordinator

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BARUCH CAMPOS

Kaleb is Diné and attends Native American Community Academy (NACA). He was most excited this summer to work with T4B and learn about bicycling and decolonizing his diet. Kaleb wants to continue working on his public speaking skills and learn more about community and transit equity.

Leadership

Youth Organizer

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KALEB HASWOOD

Manny has a background in administration and project management. Along with supporting community initiatives he his forwarding his career as an actor in the NM film industry. 

Capacity Building

Administrative Manager

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MANUEL LOPEZ

Bonheur loves soccer and attends West Mesa HS. He lives in Westgate and is connected to the African refugee community. 

Health & Healing Justice

Youth Organizer

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BONHEUR MUGISHA

Omar is interested in learning about how to harness the power of our interconnected lives to create systemic change. A strong believer in the power to improve health outcomes for all. 

Civic Engagement

Program Coordinator

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OMAR TORRES