Bus Rider Project Manager
Althea Atherton (they/them) is a transit-dependent bus rider with a background in community organizing and nonprofit work. They are a lifelong learner with a degree in Gender and Psychology from the University of Massachusetts- Lowell and are a current student in Geography, Geology, and Geographic Information Technology at CNM. Mx. Atherton serves on the Victory Hills Neighborhood Association board, is the District 6 Coalition Chair on Transportation, and teaches comprehensive sexuality education to youth and adults at their church.
Baruch brings ten years of experience with violence prevention and youth-led programming. An artist at heart, he has integrated art making as a core value at T4B. Baruch also participated for T4B with the Anti-Racism Youth Leadership Institute (AYLI) as well as Three Sisters Kitchen Cooking Across Generations and Food Business Training Program. He also serves on the New Mexico Land Water Conservation Fund Advisory Committee.
Food Justice Youth Lead Organizer
Fernando Garcia is a student at Atrisco Heritage Academy High School and lives in Westgate. He has participated in several T4B cohorts along with his older brother and cousins. Fernando is currently the Lead Youth Organizer for the Food Justice Project.
Alejandra is originally from Chihuahua, Mexico, although New Mexico has been home for the past two decades. She is a mother of four boys, two of which have been involved with T4B since 2020. She has experience managing staff in restaurant industry, and has served as the South Valley Academy Parent Coordinator since 2019 informing and engaging parents to be engaged in their children’s education. Most recently started organizing mothers and community around environmental and social Justice issues. She is currently a Mother Organzier with T4B who resides in the West Mesa of Albuquerque, advocating for transportation equity for young men and their families.
Communications Project Manager
Dulce Jaqueline Saldivar Hernandez has lived in New Mexico’s International district community for the more than 11 years. Dulce a first generation Mexican American received a Bachelors in Spanish and Chicano and Chicana Studies with a concentration in transnational perspectives from UNM in May of 2023. She stays busy and enjoys learning new things, her hobbies are writing poetry, exploring nature, and traveling
SAYID MAHDI HOSSAINI
Sayid is a student at the University of New Mexico studying biology and business but he also plans to attend medical school. He's been working with T4B since 2017. Sayid is currently organizing with the Bus Rider Project and supporting a men's group with the UNM Asian American Pacific Islander Resource Center (AAPIRC).
Co-Founder & Executive Director
Christopher brings an extensive amount of anti-racism, community organizing, consulting, facilitation, fundraising and strategic planning. Building power with boys and young men of color (BYMOC) and making space at decision making tables are core values he lifts up at T4B and in the community. He serves on the City of Albuquerque Transit Advisory Board and Governor's Advisory Council on Racial Justice Public Safety & Law Enforcement Subcommittee.
Mother Project Manager
Ana is a Mother Project Manager with T4B. She is a mother of three, they all love to bike together. Raul, one of Ana’s sons, has participated with T4B since 2022. She has been living in Albuquerque since 2010. Ana has history as a volunteer for environmental and immigration justice organizations, advocating for electric school buses, and advocating for community solar in NM which was passed in 2021. Ana likes being outdoors like open spaces, bosques, and mountains.
Outdoor Equity Lead Youth Organizer
Omar attends South Valley Academy. He has participated in several T4B cohorts cohorts since 2021. Omar is currently T4B's "go to" bike (almost) mechanic and organizing with the biking and clean transit project. He's also a youth representative for Albuquerque Justice for Youth (AJ4Y).
Capacity Building Director
Lyn is a member of the Navajo Nation, originally from Teec Nos Pos Arizona. Her clans are Red House, born for Near the Water's Edge. Her maternal grandfather's clan is the One Who Walks Around and her paternal grandfather's clan is Salt. She has 25 years of experience in organizing and advocacy working with urban, youth, rural and tribal communities. She also has 2 children who are at the heart of the work she does in the community.