Building the capacity of boys and young men of color to be leaders at all levels in their communities.
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.
Luis has organized with several local organizations including El Centro de Igualdad y Derechos, Partnership for Community Action and SouthWest Organizing Project. After participating with several T4B cohorts T4B brings his interest for community organizing, cooking and more to T4B. Luis is currently the Organizing Fellow as he transitions from youth to adult for 2022 Fall with the Brothers. He's also a youth representative for Albuquerque Justice for Youth (AJ4Y).
SAYID MAHDI HOSSAINI
Project Manager (Biking & Outdoor)
Sayid is a student at the University of New Mexico. He's been working with T4B since 2017. Sayid is currently organizing with the biking and outdoor project. He's also the representative to the APS Refugee & Newcomer Support Program Advisory Committee.
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.
Lead Youth Organizer (Biking & Clean Transit)
Omar attends South Valley Academy. He has participated in several T4B cohorts cohorts. Omar is currently T4B's "go to" bike (almost) mechanic and organizing with the biking and outdoor project. He's also a youth representative for Albuquerque Justice for Youth (AJ4Y).