Netroots Nation: Speaker/Trainer Profile

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Eddy Zheng

Asian Prisoner Support Committee

Eddy Zheng has a passion and lifelong commitment to serving high need youth and communities d in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. He has worked with the Community Youth Center of San Francisco, leading the organization’s violence prevention efforts. In 2007, Eddy led a book project which culminated in the publication of “Other: An Asian and Pacific Islander Prisoners’ Anthology.” He is a mayoral appointee of the San Francisco Southeast Community Facility Commission, and sits on the board of directors for the Chinatown Community Development Center and Chinese for Affirmative Action. He is the co-chair for the Asian Prisoner Support Committee, the host organization for his Open Society Soros Justice Fellowship. Eddy is currently the subject of the soon to be released documentary, “Breathin’ The Eddy Zheng Story.”

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