Christa is running for Charlottesville City School Board because she wants to make it easier for all parents and guardians to advocate for their children. Christa believes that every family, regardless of race, education, or economic status, should be able to get the help their child needs to succeed in school. Listen to her talk more about that here.

As a school board member, Christa’s additional priorities for Charlottesville City Schools will be:

Christa will view every choice she has to make as a school board member through the lens of what will best support racial and social justice. She is committed to following Black leaders, Latinx leaders, and other activists of color, in efforts to reach equity in our schools and community.

Candidate Forum

Christa discussed her priorities during the Cville School Board Candidate Forum hosted by the Black Parent Association and CCS Joint PTO. Watch her responses on:

You can also watch her closing statement from the forum.

Preparing students to compete for college and jobs

Leveraging community resources to support students

Understanding education as justice for children

Christa’s Responses from the Cville School Board Candidate Forum



Staffing Shortages

Supporting Teachers & Staff



Students' Mental Health

Working with Superintendent Gurley

Closing Statement