Christiaan Perez is the Media Strategy Manager at the Economic Security Project. Christiaan manages Economic Security Projects’ external media relations by working with journalists, writing messaging materials, and developing press strategies for prominent events. He joined the team with more than a decade of experience working closely with community-based organizations and grassroots leaders as a communications strategist.
Most recently, he has worked with The Opportunity Agenda and the LatinoJustice PRLDEF — elevating prominent litigation to ensure Puerto Ricans could access critical resources after Hurricane Maria, building awareness around Spanish-language access issues surrounding Latinos’ right to vote, and shining a light on the problems caused by “stop-and-frisk” policies in New York City, and more. Christiaan entered the communications advocacy world as a former radio reporter, producer, and podcast editor largely focused on labor struggles in the New York metropolitan area with a brief placement with a radio station based in Hermosillo, Mexico