Cristal Flores is a first-generation Salvadoran-American, born and raised in New Jersey. Cristal graduated from Rutgers University with a B. A. in Psychology and Criminal Justice. Over the course of her career, she has worked in the human services field in settings such as nonprofit organizations, public safety divisions, a center for adult autism services, and educational institutions. Cristal is passionate about immigrant rights, and has extensive experience connecting immigrants to resources and in navigating the immigration law process. Cristal has a deep commitment to expand her understanding of multicultural humility. She studied abroad in Israel with the School of Social Work and visited refugee and disability center sites. Cristal was also a participant in the Alternative Spring Break trip to the Dominican Republic. During this trip, Cristal explored themes of racism, sexism, sexual orientation, immigration through the Melassa Foundation and much more. In her free time, you can find Cristal trying new restaurants, performing at open mic nights, and spending time with family and friends.