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Cristina Parker

Cristina Parker joined the Texas Prison Bid'ness team in November 201

3.  Cristina currently serves as the Immigration Projects Coordinator at Grassroots Leadership, one of the sponsors of Texas Prison Bid'ness.  

Cristina was most recently working with the Border Network for Human Rights and the Reform Immigration for Texas Alliance on projects that included documenting human rights abuses in border communities and fighting against Arizona-copycat legislation in Texas, among others. 

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Cristina attended the University of Missouri where she earned degrees in journalism and political science. "The privatization of prisons and detention centers is an affront to democratic ideals and human rights principles," says Cristina. 

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