Christy Illescas, Communications & Development Coordinator

Christy is the Communications and Development Coordinator through Americorps VISTA at Kid City. She is a first gen. college grad from Franklin & Marshall College and holds a Bachelor of Arts in American Studies and French. After having the opportunity to become a Poetry teaching assistant at KC, Christy confirmed her passion for writing and was inspired by Kid City youth to use storytelling as a tool for elevating and projecting stories about culture, identity, and social justice.     For fun, Christy enjoys keeping busy with her hands through the sport of boxing and making wire earrings.