Krista O'Connell

Krista  O'Connell
Associate, Alliance Engagement

Krista O’Connell is an associate on the alliance engagement team at America’s Promise Alliance, where she supports the GradNation state activation initiative.

Krista is a fierce advocate for youth, especially for English-language learners. Prior to joining America’s Promise, Krista was a senior program officer for Liberty’s Promise, a DC-area nonprofit which supports young immigrants in need. She also interned at Locust Street Group where she helped to research and manage grassroots advocacy campaigns, including a national higher education campaign.

A lifelong Virginian, Krista grew up in Virginia Beach. She holds a bachelor’s degree in global development students and Latin American studies from the University of Virginia. In her free time, Krista serves as the community service director of the Arlington Young Democrats.

Phone: 202-657-0678

Email: [email protected]

Twitter: @likeklocwork

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