Kristal Landry is the Community Service Coordinator at the Orange County Family Justice Center. Kristal is one of three siblings, they are first generation born in the US, grew up in Norwalk, Ca. and her parent came from Nicaragua in 1982. She has been married for 12 years to Daniel and they have two children, David (10) and Amelia (8). Kristal attended Cal State Fullerton, majored in Human Services. In 2007-2008, she interned at the Anaheim Family Justice Center (AFJC) working directly with Sexual Assault victims through Waymakers. Once she graduated in 2008, she stayed on as a volunteer, supported victims, and helped provide resources through various programs. In 2009, Kristal was hired as the Sexual Assault Victim Advocate at the AFJC, working side by side with the detectives, district attorney, advocates, and other collaborative partners, she responded to their request, accompanied and provided support to victims during their interviews, at the hospital and at court. She established rapport and worked hand in hand with the Foundation, assisting with events/programs. Kristal was part of the Crisis Response Team (CRT) which provided support and services to victims of a crime that occurred in any city in Orange County. CRT had a program that specifically had advocate do ride along with Fullerton Police Department, responding to domestic violence calls which Kristal did once a month for a year. In 2012 she was recipient of the AFJC Individual Contributor of the Year award.
Kristal then got hired by the City of Anaheim in 2016, working as a Records Specialist at the Police Department. She joined the Peer Support Team for the Police Department and throughout the years she has completed the 48- Sexual Assault Training, 40-hour domestic violence training, as well as other training provided through her advocacy, CRT and Peer Support. In October 2021, Kristal returned to the Orange County Family Justice Center as the Community Service Coordinator, she is excited to start her new role.