Christopher Barahona – Portfolio

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Christopher Barahona was born and raised in Los Angeles, in the East Hollywood and North Hollywood neighborhoods. In 2015, he first encountered Public Matters through a lecture at his school, California State University, Monterey Bay. Soon after, he pursued an internship with Public Matters during the summer of 2015, working on various projects. During his final year at Cal State, Monterey Bay, Chris was as an in-class tutor for migrant students for the Pajaro Valley School District in Watsonville, California. He graduated with a B.A. in Visual and Public Arts in 2016. Chris has a passion for social justice, education and the arts.

  • By: Christopher Barahona — NVTIVE/ NON NVTIVE is a photo essay telling the narrative of water and its relationship to Los Angeles, understanding that water is central to the establishment of LA as a city. The essay also has undertones of personal reflection on what......

  • By: Christopher Barahona — With each module, Fellows dig into readings, exercises, conversations, and reflections around a theme. November/December’s theme = Educational, Life and Career Pathways.   During module 2 we looked at personal strategies for achieving our professional ambitions. This was a topic that......

  • An introduction to Urban Futures Lab Fellow Christopher Barahona. Moving between passions and goals, Chris takes you through a range of personal influences that are shaping his time as a Fellow.   Christopher Barahona // Blog Post #1 // Learn more about Urban Futures Lab....