Expanding Our Roots: Christopher Bailey
Expanding Our Roots: Global Conversations With 821 is an online interview series hosted by The 821 Project. The purpose of the series is to showcases the cultural diversity, global connections and social consciousness of the people of southeast Louisiana as well as those who work to expand southeast Louisiana’s roots to the world through works that promote social justice and global citizenship.
The series presents community organizers, community leaders and residents living in southeast Louisiana who come from different parts of the world or who work to promote global citizenship, multiculturalism and social justice in our regional community.
This interview is with Christopher Bailey. Christopher was born and raised in Baton Rouge. He currently works as an English Teacher at East Ascension High School in Gonzales, Louisiana. Before teaching, he worked in the nonprofit world for about two and a half years. He holds a Master's Degree in Peace Building and Conflict Transformation from the School of International Training (SIT) Graduate Institute in Brattleboro, Vermont.