Chris De La Cruz

Founding Learning Coach
South Bronx Community Charter High School

Chris De La Cruz is a regular host for the Moth High School Slams. He is a comedian, storyteller, and social justice educator originally from Dayton, Ohio. Originally trained as a teaching artist, he later received his MA in English Education from New York University. He is a founding Learning Coach at South Bronx Community Charter High School where he teaches a social justice / media class titled #FIGHTTHEPOWER and Freestyle Comedy based on MTV’s Wild N’ Out. His focus is designing and consulting for curriculum that centers student voice and culture.

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