Christina Adeleke is a social justice activist and attorney from Miami, Florida, who uses her insatiable curiosity and drive to work towards creating a better world for all, especially members of marginalized and underserved communities. Christina’s skills range from communications to legal policy and advocacy. Christina’s passion for human rights is at the cornerstone of Christina’s work and involvements since a young age.
Christina graduated from Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee, with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and a minor in Religion. During her time at Lee, Christina was a member of Delta Zeta Tau, a social service club that focused on serving local underprivileged communities in the Cleveland, TN area, and also volunteered with numerous human rights organizations including Invisible Children and Cross Over Feeding Ministries. Christina also toured nationally and internationally as a vocalist with the renowned Lee University Campus Choir and was active in Lee University’s chapter of PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America).
After graduating from Lee, Christina worked for Peacemakers, a Miami-based non-profit that provides resources for the marginalized Miami community. While at Peacemakers, Christina conducted the public relations efforts for the community focused non-profit through event planning, social media management, community organizing & maintaining active media relations.
Christina obtained her J.D. from Charlotte School of Law in May 2014. While at Charlotte Law, Christina served as the Dean of the Richard Lord Chapter of Delta Theta Phi Legal Fraternity, the Vice President of the LGBT Legal Society, the Fundraising Chair for the Public Interest Law Society and was selected as a member of the prestigious Civil Rights Clinic. Christina was also selected as one of Charlotte Law’s Pro Bono Ambassadors, which allowed her to create and maintain relationships between local non-profit organizations and Charlotte Law by promoting numerous programs to meet the legal needs of marginalized communities in the Charlotte area. Christina spent her spare time interning and volunteering at various non-profits and public interest law firms including Children of inmates in Miami, FL, and Central Law Group and the Freedom Center for Social Justice, both located in Charlotte, NC.