Cristina Portillo

Children’s Trust Fund Coordinator

Fields: First Steps

Cristina was born and raised in Santa Ana California. She moved to Taos with her husband and son in 2005. Her daughter was born at the NM birth center, in 2007. Cristina has worked at TCCY, CAV, Taos First Steps as a Home Visitor, and facilitated classes with Children’s Trust Fund for two years before becoming the current Coordinator. She is certified in Infant massage, Circle of Security, and Love and Logic. Cristina has facilitated Parenting with English as a Second language (ESL), L&L, Infant Massage in Spanish, and Nutrition classes for CTF. She is invested in the community and supporting its needs! Cristina also owns Coyote Moon in the John Dunn Shops with her husband.

Cristina loves her two wonderful children and feels blessed to be able to raise them in Taos. She is passionate about life, her family and friends. Cristina and her family enjoy spending time together and making memories. They have traveled to various states in Mexico to immerse themselves in cultural and culinary celebrations. Cristina feels she is constantly learning, evolving and thriving. She is grateful to be a part of a unique tribe that is Taos.