ACCE (Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment) and ACCE Institute
Christina Livingston is the Executive Director of ACCE and the ACCE Institute. She began her organizing career in 2004 as a field organizer for Los Angeles ACORN. There she worked with community members in South LA, developing leaders and organizing campaigns to improve community conditions. She later became the Field Director for California ACORN. As Field Director Christina directly managed operations in 4 cities, and helped coordinate state issue and policy campaigns. In 2010 Christina, along with former ACORN staff and leaders started ACCE and later the ACCE Institute where she worked for 2 years as Deputy Director before becoming Executive Director. Her work during those years focused heavily on coordinating and advancing the revenue and banking accountability campaigns. Christina graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2004 with a B.A. in Sociology. In 2008 she received her M.A. in Sociology from California State University, Los Angeles.