Chris Whitford

Chris Whitford is the CEO and a founding member of Avail NYC, a nonprofit that has served New York City and beyond for over twenty-five years. Chris was a 2021 Praxis Fellow and a panelist at the 2022 Praxis Summit in Napa, California. She’s been featured on several podcasts, and speaks frequently at events geared toward nonprofit and ministry leaders, including Lead NYC’s Movement Day initiative. Chris recently contributed an essay in The City for God, a collection honouring Tim Keller’s work. A graduate of Brown University, Chris has held leadership roles in Columbia University’s Christian Union and Cru, and currently serves on the President’s Council for the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. Chris and her husband are residents of the Upper West Side and members of Redeemer Lincoln Square.

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