Kate Zen

Kate Zen is a community organizer, artist, and software developer, living in Flushing, Queens.

Born in Shanghai and raised in NYC, Kate has been organizing for social justice in the Asian-Pacific American community since age 15 for the Chinatown Literacy Project , of which she was a co-founder. She was also a former executive director of Chinatown Youth Initiatives.

Kate is also Interim Director of Red Canary Song, a collective of Asian and migrant sex workers fighting for justice, safety, and labor rights for migrant massage parlor workers in Flushing and Sunset Park.