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Joe Christo

Program Director, Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics

Joe Christo works on projects in the areas of community resilience, economic mobility, and affordable housing.

Prior to joining the team, Joe spent seven years working on community resilience projects for the City of New York. Those projects included working with community organizations to better engage them in the city's workforce development programs; building and launching operations at ten new career centers throughout the five boroughs at public libraries, community organizations, and community colleges; and leading technical service and environmental assessment operations for the City following Hurricane Sandy. Joe also previously served as the Communications Director for the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy in Boston.

Joe has a Master's degree in Community Planning from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and Political Science from Northeastern University.