Staff

 

Rain Chan, 執行總監

 

Rain 感覺到很榮幸能繼續在CCNCTO為華人社區服務Rain Chan 來自Where Are You From? Collective (WAYF Collective) 的服務團隊,這是 一個為自我界定為亞裔(包括東南亞,南亞,東亞以及亞太區的島)的人群服務的一個以藝術為基礎的行動小組,WAYF Collective致力於為亞裔加拿大人在他們的身份認定,為社會認可和代表時缺乏相應的服務支持發出聲音,提供各類講座,組織藝術展,並建立了一個網上自我代表的平台。WAYF Collective通過跨行業,反壓迫的框架,鼓勵亞裔青年人發展批判性的藝術實踐,並為在幾十年的集體沉默后挑戰主流文化藝術的藝術活動家提供空間,WAYF Collective的宗旨是慶祝亞裔身份和成就,鼓勵亞裔青年發展,並將旅居海外的亞裔社區百姓聯合起來為改變現狀而有組織地發出聲音。

同時 Rain 還是 CANVAS 藝術項目的反對種族主義部的成員,CANVA S藝術項目為各類活動組織者提供如何將跨行業以及反對種族主義內容融入到活動中的培訓,Rain 也是CANVAS的一個培訓講員,負責關於性別,性取向和同意等話題的課程, Rain 還是 George Brown 學校的學生會的社區行動中心的工作人員,通過活動和講座等,為少數族裔和被邊緣化的學生提供支持和幫助,目前,Rain 大多倫多中醫學院學習中醫。

Melissa Lai, Administrative Assistant

Melissa (Lai Jian Rong) is the Administrative Assistant at CCNCTO. Melissa was the project coordinator for a few CCNCTO projects, such as the Workers’ Rights Project (2013-2014), Toronto Civic Literacy Collaboration Project (2014-2016), and the Elder Care Research Project (2016). She enjoys her work and the work that CCNCTO does for the community. She believes that community should be connected by empowerment and various community-led cross-generation and cross-cultural civic awareness activities. CCNCTO provides her such opportunities to learn and support the connection to happen.

王斯屏,計畫經理(Live Well, Take Action: Ambassador Program for East Asian Youth,「活得好、做出行動:東亞青年大使計劃」)

王思屏(Jaclyn)為CCNCTO的試驗項目「活得好、做出行動:東亞青年大使計劃」(Live Well, Take Action: Ambassador Program for East Asian Youth)的計畫經理。這個項目旨為探索東亞青年的文化認同、社會正義、及促進正向身心健康的自我覺察。思屏(Jaclyn)目前身為約克公立教育局(York Region District School Board)的代課教師,同時也正在特倫特大學(Trent University)研讀教育碩士學位。她的專業及興趣,包括學生發展、精神健康、交織性(intersectionality)、及社區建設。思屏(Jaclyn)自我定位為生理女性、種族化的移居者(racialized settler)、她的家人來自香港及中國南方。

Han Zhang, Project Coordinator (Chinese Seniors’ Storytelling Workshop Project)

Han is the project coordinator for CCNCTO’s Chinese Seniors’ Storytelling Workshop project, which teaches Chinese seniors to use art, food and storytelling as methods for self-expression, addressing topics of social isolation and fostering intergenerational exchange.  She was also one of the Principal Investigators for CCNCTO’s 2-year community-based research project that explored the needs of elder care in the Chinese Canadian community. Han is currently a PhD Candidate in the Department of Communication and Culture at York University. Her research examines aging and elder care in transnational and cross-cultural context and how culture influences an individual’s subjectivity as a dialectical and topological process.

林依玲(Elene Lam),計畫負責人(移民性工作者法律培訓計畫Migrant Sex Workers Legal Training Project)

林依玲(Elene Lam,LLM, LLB, MSW, BSW)倡導性工作者、移民、勞工及性別正義已超過15年。她是「遷蝶」,亞洲及移民性工作者支持網絡(Butterfly, Asian and Migrant sex workers support network)的創始人與總監,以及移民性工作者計畫(Migrant Sex Workers Project)的副總監。她對在性工作、移民、反壓迫、及人權工作的社群成員、服務提供者、政策制定人員進行培訓及發表,參與培訓人員來自超過20個不同國家,包括美國、澳洲、日本、香港、及瑞士。她同時也向加拿大「正義及人權常設委員會」(Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights in Canada)及「聯合國消除對婦女一切歧視委員會」(Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women of the United Nations)在日內瓦做出簡報,目的為倡導移民性工作者的權利及安全。依玲(Elene)持有法律碩士、法律學士、及社工學士的學位,她目前正在麥克馬斯特大學(McMaster University)就讀社工博士。

Justin Kong, 計畫帶領人及組織者 (華人超市工作者計畫:種族經濟改善工作)

Justin Kong大學畢業後,發現自己及其他夥伴正在世界各地從事各類型不穩定的工作,不平等地促進著經濟發展。自此之後,他便在致力於北美脈絡下的社區及勞工組織。他相信當人們能夠發揮並培養自己的力量、當人們運用這個我們所嚮往著、對世界有益且反映世界的過程,來參與集體政治行動時,正向的社會改變便會來臨。

 

理事會 Board of Directors

  A.W. Lee, Acting Chair

An educator and a performance artist, A.W. Lee earned a PhD in Cultural Studies from Queen’s University in 2015. He is currently a postdoctoral researcher at Queen’s in the Gender Studies department. His background in sociology (PhD, ABD) and the biological sciences (BScH, MSc) has afforded him the chance to teach at various universities, including University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Queen’s University, and University of Toronto. He will be starting a visiting professorship at University of Toronto Mississauga in the Sociology department in the Fall of 2016.

Bennet Chan, Treasurer
Bennet Chan holds a Master’s of Accounting from the University of Waterloo and is a licensed Chartered Accountant. He is currently a Partner at a small sized accounting firm, Jonathan Leung CPA Professional Corporation. As the treasurer, Bennet brings his knowledge of accounting and financial experience to the board. Outside of work, Bennet enjoys travelling, the outdoors, and more recently, running.
Brian Ma, Secretary
Brian Ma is a Chartered Accountant, and was previously the Chief Financial Officer of Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd., a gold mining company publicly listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.  He is a graduate of the University of Waterloo, and worked at Deloitte for 5 years before joining Wesdome.  Canadian-born, Brian spent his early childhood years in Hong Kong before moving back to Canada with his parents.  Brian has called Toronto home ever since.  In his spare time, Brian can often be found on a pair of skis in the winter, or in the swimming pool in the summer, always leaving enough time for dim sum though.
Annie Sun, 理事

Annie Sun 是位詩人、音樂家、歌手/作曲家、表演者、社會工作者、及動員者。Annie 致力於新移民社群,優先關注在安居、求職中的鄰居互助,透過參與「北多倫多本地移民夥伴」(Toronto North LIP)和「羅倫斯高地跨組織網絡L.H.I.O.N.S」 (Lawrence Heights Inter-Organizational Network)的指導團體,與多個居民和機構一起在社區發展、公民參與、及領袖培力上努力。Annie承諾發揮及賦予邊緣族群發聲的權利,從反壓迫的視角出發,致力於社會正義及平等工作。Annie生於北京,九歲時移居英國、14歲移民至加拿大,她相信運用藝術的力量,可治癒、轉化社群。Annie 目前在CCNCTO 的倡議委員會,先前則在亞洲社群愛滋服務理事會(Asian Community AIDS Services Board)服務。

Amy Tang, 理事
Amy Tang畢業於多倫多大學法學院,並且最近完成了她在Koskie Minsky LLP勞工和養老金方面的見習。她在法律研究,撰寫法律意見書,以及為交易工會客戶提供建議都有經驗。Amy非常在意保護工人的權益以及華裔加拿大人在多倫多面對的社會公義問題。Amy也是亞裔加拿大律師聯合會的成員而且致力於促進法律職業中更加多元化。
  彭心筠(Jaden), 理事

彭心筠(Jaden) 目前是約克大學(York University)社工博士生。生於臺灣,過去十年在臺灣致力於同志運動、人權運動、及對於弱勢群體的就業服務。2015年移居至多倫多,目前心筠致力於移民議題、移工及性工作者權益、及華人女同志新移民的支持網絡。

黃瀚陞 (Edward Hon-Sing Wong), 理事
黃瀚陞是約克大學的社會工作博士生。他有在移民公正以及反對種族主義方面問題的精神健康實踐和社區組織的背景,他的工作中交織結合了精神病學中反殖民和反種族主義理論的批判性觀點。他發表的文章和演講中包含了加拿大移民政策中對殘疾人歧視過程的歷史探究,加拿大社會工作和殖民主義,無身份學生受教育的經歷,以及種族在加拿大精神衛生運動文獻中的敘述。