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Lee Che P. Leong

Admissions Coordinator
Office Hours: 345, by appt.


Lee Che returned to the Northwest after a long stint in New York City, where she was director of the Teen Health Initiative. In that role, Lee Che educated health care professionals who work with youth about minors' rights to receive confidential reproductive health care in New York State. She also trained high school peer educators to inform other adolescents about their rights through interactive workshops and created youth-friendly publications.

As a consultant with the ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project, she collaborated with affiliates in Mississippi, Ohio and Texas. Prior to that, Lee Che served as a New York City Urban Fellow. She grew up in Anchorage, Alaska.


Interest Areas

Reproductive Justice; Queer Rights; Dim Sum in Vancouver, BC; Pregnancy and Childbirth; Documentary Film; Universal Jurisdiction; Class Stratification; Feminism; Overthrowing the Tyranny of Chocolate on Dessert Menus.