Kristian Caballero is an expert in campaign strategy, community engagement, diversity outreach, and grassroots organizing.
She holds a B.A. in Political Science and Legal Reasoning from the University of Texas at El Paso. During college she discovered a passion for grassroots organizing which fulfilled her desire to advocate for the most vulnerable in the community, and nurtured her passion through engagement and outreach. She has received formal trainings from: Camp Wellstone, Emilie’s List, Annie’s List, The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond, and Pacific Education Group.
Kristian has worked on several municipal political campaigns in Austin, as well as serving as Political Director for the Travis County Democratic Party. There she was particularly tasked with creating a Diversity Outreach Program for the party. While working there she moved onto become the Community Outreach Coordinator for Travis County Commissioner Brigid Shea, and also work as a Planner in the County's Justice Planning Department.
Kristian volunteers her time as Vice Chair on the Human Rights Commission, and the Mayor’s Task Force to address Institutional Racism and Systemic Inequities at the City of Austin. She sat on the board of Measure Austin and East of Cameron, and still collaborates with a variety of organizations on community efforts. She continues to focus on community organizing, with the intention of activating social awareness and initiatives.
She is bilingual in English and Spanish and available to advise Bingham Group clients on the following matters:
- Coalition Building
- Strategic Consulting
- Issues and Policy Monitoring
- Community Engagement
- Campaign Strategy
- Strategic Communications
- Media Relations/Monitoring
- Grassroots Organizing
- Diversity Outreach
- Event Planning