Cristian Eduardo

Survivor & Human Trafficking Consultant

Cristian is an advocate, speaker and educator for anti-trafficking initiatives - including the Equality Model, - immigrant and LGBTQ+ rights. He is a survivor of international and domestic human trafficking, a Mexican immigrant, a person living with HIV, a member of the LGBTQ+ community, and someone who speaks openly about the mental health challenges he has faced that frequently result from trauma. Cristian Eduardo is a Survivor Leader at New Yorkers for the Equality Model, New York State Anti-Trafficking Coalition, New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking  and a member of PACT-USA's Survivors' Council.  He is the Co-founder of United Immigrants of New York and Mujeres en Resistencia, coalitions of advocates focus on creating awareness and educating about gender based-violence, including femicide  and connecting the Spanish-speaking community with accessible resources. Cristian Eduardo's inspiration for his social justice work is to give insight that victims always remain human beings.