Founder of Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement (CIVIC) with Christina Fialho
Christina Mansfield 2012 Fellow
End the isolation of migrants in civil detention by building and strengthening community visitation programs across the United States.
Christina Mansfield is an activist for social justice, a scholar, and the granddaughter of immigrants. Her community-based and academic work is focused on immigrant rights and alliance building. In 2010, Christina co-founded Detention Dialogues, the first immigration detention visitation and community awareness organization in California. Her vision for Detention Dialogues and CIVIC is shaped by her academic research on the criminalization of immigrant communities and her desire to apply this knowledge to social justice initiatives.
- Civil & Human Rights
- North America
- United States
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