Colin Martinez Longmore

Grassroots Outreach and Education Coordinator

Colin is a Southern California native who graduated from Cal State Long Beach with a B.A. in Communication Studies and minor in Religious Studies. Prior to joining NETWORK, Colin worked for seven years as a youth minister at the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange, working with youth from diverse communities, leading retreats, and giving presentations for Diocesan youth events. He also mentored groups in juvenile hall and youth vocational work programs.

Where do you find inspiration for your work?
• My mother
• The Gospels
• Hip-Hop

What do you love outside of work?
• Breweries
• Listening to podcasts
• Ben & Jerry’s Cherry Garcia Ice Cream

“Why do you like D.C.?”
• D.C. makes me feel like an active part of history.

Originally from: Orange County, CA