Equity | Diversity | Inclusion
The mission of ÉduQue|e|r Trainings is to provide interactive, educational, & reflective opportunities for eager minds committed to social justice issues centered around race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability & socioeconomic status. Using an intersectional lens, ÉduQue|e|r Trainings seeks to explore sustainable actions of allyship, advocacy and empowerment for multiple underrepresented communities.
Christopher Griffin has spent his career in education working with underrepresented groups and implementing social justice initiatives dedicated to their success.
He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania in 2012 and his Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration from New York University in 2014. Christopher has worked for the University of Pennsylvania's Provost Summer Mentorship Program, a pre-college pipeline program focused on increasing college equity, access and success amongst underrepresented groups of students from West Philadelphia public and charter high schools. He has also worked for the New York University's LGBTQ Student Center, dedicating his time and energy to intersectional identity development, leadership development, and community building amongst LGBTQ students in higher education. Most recently Christopher served as the Program Coordinator for College Preparation at The Hetrick-Martin Institute, the nation's largest and oldest LGBTQ youth serving non-profit organization.
Christopher has been invited to facilitate workshops on equity, diversity and inclusion at New York University, Columbia University, Ithaca College, the NYS Department of Health, the AIDS Institute, The Albany Medical Center, The Eagle Academy for Young Men, Partnership for After School Education, Goddard Riverside Community Center's Options Institute, and Groundswell Community Mural Project.
Christopher is currently the Assistant Director for Student Activities and Engagement at the NYU Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. He founded ÉduQue|e|r Trainings in a desire to provide professionals, educators, students and community members with a space to engage in reflective dialogue around their own privileges and biases, while learning how to be effective allies for multiple communities.