Christine Rigodon, hailing from New Jersey, is the programs assistant at BJC. She provides support for a variety of education and advocacy efforts to expand the base of support for religious liberty.
Rigodon is a 2019 graduate of the University of Hartford, where she majored in history and minored in political science. Prior to joining BJC, she interned on Capitol Hill for both the Congressional Black Caucus and in the office of U.S. Rep. Jim Himes. She also has experience working with gubernatorial campaigns and the Legislative Black and Puerto Rican Congress in the state of Connecticut.
Rigodon founded the college chapter of the NAACP at the University of Hartford and served as the chapter’s first president, serving as a trainer and leader and overseeing logistical and financial reconciliation.