Kate Zen

Kate Zen is a community organizer, artist, and software developer, who grew up in New York City. Born in Shanghai and raised in Spanish Harlem, 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 a co-Founder 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.