Rev. Dr. Alexia Salvatierra

Rev. Dr. Alexia Salvatierra is the Academic Dean of the Center for the Study of Hispanic Church and Community and the Associate Professor of Mission and Global Transformation at Fuller Theological Seminary. She is the author with Dr. Peter Heltzel of Faith-Rooted Organizing: Mobilizing the Church in Service to the World (Intervarsity Press) and Buried Seeds: Learning from the Resilience of Vibrant Marginalized Christian Communities with Rev. Brandon Wrencher (Baker Academic 2022.) She is a Lutheran Pastor with over 40 years of experience in congregational (English and Spanish) and community ministry, including church-based service and community development programs, congregational/community organizing and legislative advocacy. She is a consultant (training, facilitating, organizing and leading strategic planning) for a variety of national/international organizations and co-founded the New Sanctuary Movement and the Evangelical Immigration Table.