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Yan Chen

Yan Chen, In 2021, she became a Director of the Chinese Canadian National Council Toronto Chapter.

陈艳,2021年,她成为全加华人协进会(平权会)多伦多分会的理事。

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Witnessing the struggles that her family went through as new immigrants, Yan strives to improve lives of immigrant and racialized communities in her volunteer and professional work. Yan has worked as a settlement worker and is currently a community legal worker at the Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic that provides free legal services to low-income individuals and families on poverty-related laws. Yan has extensive volunteer experience in mental health, youth empowerment, labour and migrant justice. Yan served as a co-chair for the Chinese Interagency Network Labour Committee and the Scarborough Community Benefits Network. Yan holds a Master of Social Work from University of Toronto.

陈艳见证了她的家庭作为新移民所经历的斗争,她在其志愿者工作和专业工作中努力改善移民和种族化社区的生活。她曾担任安置工作,目前是中国和东南亚法律诊所的社区法律工作者,为低收入个人和家庭提供与贫困有关的免费法律服务。陈艳在心理健康、青年赋权、劳工和移民司法方面有丰富的志愿者经验。陈艳曾担任华人机构间网络劳工委员会和士嘉堡社区福利网络的共同主席。陈艳拥有多伦多大学的社会工作硕士学位。