Christina Miller serves as a program officer for the Homelessness initiative. In this position, she supports the Foundation’s strategic grantmaking focused on ending chronic homelessness in Los Angeles County. She serves as a key thought partner and will be primarily responsible for managing the day-to-day of the Homelessness initiative’s overall grant portfolio.
Before coming to the Foundation, Miller served as senior policy fellow for California State Policy National Alliance to End Homelessness, and worked with California state government to advance solutions to homelessness in California. Previously, Miller was the deputy mayor of city homelessness initiatives for Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, where she was responsible for overseeing the city’s response and policy development to homelessness strategies and the city’s comprehensive homelessness plan. Miller also spent a decade addressing the issues of homelessness, poverty, and adequate mental health services in the nonprofit sector through direct service, policy and advocacy work. Specifically, she worked at LA Family Housing, a low-income housing developer and lead service provider in the San Fernando Valley.
Miller holds a Master of Science in Counseling, Option in Marriage and Family Therapy from California State University, Northridge, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from California State University Channel Islands, Camarillo.