Yvonne Yen Liu

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"Yvonne is a senior researcher at the Applied Research Center, a racial justice think and action tank, which publishes Colorlines.com. In addition to contributing regularly to Colorlines.com, Yvonne has been published in Yes! Magazine, In These Times, and Alternet. She serves on the advisory committee for the Food Chain Workers Alliance and is involved with a chapter of Bring the Ruckus. Yvonne has a BA in cultural anthropology from Columbia University and a MA degree in sociology from the CUNY Graduate Center, where she pursued a PhD. Yvonne considers herself part of the post-Seattle generation, global justice activists both influenced and critical of the anti-WTO mobilizations. She cofounded NYC Summer, a youth of color organizing school, and served on the boards of WBAI 99.5 FM and Seven Stories Institute. A native New Yorker, Yvonne is now based out of Oakland,California and her family lives in Shanghai, China. " [1]


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  1. Center for Story-based Strategy People, organizational web page, accessed June 19, 2013.