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Kristin St. John – Deputy Director, National Grassroots Advocacy

Meet Kristin

Kristin is responsible for the planning, implementation and coordination of trainings and communications tools to expand NACHC’s Grassroots Advocacy Network and increase the impact of health center advocacy. Kristin brings more than 15 years of experience engaging and mobilizing advocates around health care issues. Most recently she was an engagement counselor for the All For Us initiative at NIH. Prior to that she focused on grassroots advocacy for both the Arthritis Foundation and Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, and led the social media engagement for campaigns with the Children’s Hospital Association.


When Kristin’s not helping others share their personal stories she’s can be found making new friends at various concerts around the metropolitan Washington, D.C., area or exposing her friends’ children to local events focused on arts and culture. She earned her B.A. in Journalism/African American Studies from University of Massachusetts at Amherst.​


You can reach Kristin via email at kstjohn@nachc.org