Women's History Month Profiles: Christina Sydenstricker-Brown

Christina Sydenstricker-Brown

This year, for Women's History Month, we're taking a look at a group of leaders who are currently active making women's history across the labor movement. Check back daily for a new profile and meet some of the people working to improve not only their community, but also to improve conditions for working people across the country. Today's profile is Christina Sydenstricker-Brown of AFSCME.

Christina Sydenstricker-Brown is a direct support crisis specialist for the Oregon Department of Human Services and the president of AFSCME Local 1246. While working 80-hour weeks and taking care of her family, Sydenstricker-Brown supports a 650-member unit. She has led multiple safety campaigns over the past few years to ensure her members are taken care of and workplace safety concerns are addressed.