August 12, 2010
Crystallee Crain, 26, is a native of Flint, Michigan. Currently she lives in Oakland, CA where she works on movements building through youth leadership development. As the coordinator of Heal the Streets, which is a leadership training program for youth in Oakland who want to take a proactive, political and advocacy driven approach to promoting non-violence, Ms Crain has been successful at building partnership with different sectors across the Bay Area. Through independent journalism, teaching and political leadership Ms. Crain has made personal and professional contributions to creating a just and equal society for all people. Ms. Crain has a Masters of Arts in Social Sciences and a Bachelors in Political Science. Crystallee is finishing her requirements to be a doctoral candidate at the California Institute of Integral Studies.