Senior Strategist, Grassroots Solutions
Christina Kuo is a Senior Strategist with Grassroots Solutions based in Michigan. She brings over 18 years of advocacy, civic engagement, and campaign experience into her work with clients to help them better understand and expand the impact of their civic engagement and public engagement work through strategy development and evaluation.
Prior to joining Grassroots Solutions, Christina was the State and Local Campaigns Manager for the U.S. Green Building Council, where she worked with members of USGBC’s state-based chapters to develop strategic grassroots and grasstops advocacy programs in key states. In addition, she educated and directly lobbied policymakers in state legislatures and at the local government level on energy efficiency related policy and green affordable housing. Before USGBC, she was the Deputy Political Director at OFA Michigan for President Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign working with political and celebrity surrogates to educate voters about President Obama’s achievements, as well as organizing the Michigan Women for Obama volunteer and voter outreach effort.
She began her career in issue advocacy and campaigns, while at the University of the Michigan, as a community organizer for reproductive rights. She has worked on numerous advocacy campaigns on campaign finance reform, redistricting, and issues concerning the nonprofit sector that have bridged community organizing, grassroots advocacy, civic engagement, and legislative lobbying strategies.
She holds a law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Michigan, with a concentration in administrative law, and is a licensed attorney in Michigan. She received her B.As. in Political Science and Women’s Studies from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She was named to the 2017 40 Under 40 for the National Association of Asian Americans in Politics and Public Affairs.