Youth Leaders

Welcome to our 2016-17 class of Youth Build Immigrant Power!

Bailin Huang

Bailin Huang is a sophomore at Oakland High School. “I think community organization can help us improve our community problems.”

Chunyan Lin

Chunyan Lin is a senior at Arroyo High School. Her goal in the future is either to be a psychiatrist or business manager. “At AIWA, we learned the history of our community and history of immigration.”

Hongbin Lei

Hongbin Lei is a senior at Oakland High School. “With the help of community organizing, we can get together to unite our power and enhance it, in order to fight for the rights we should have”

Jialin Chen

Jialin Chen is a sophomore at Oakland Technical High School. “As a Chinese immigrant, I experienced many kinds of difficulties of immigrants, especially the language barriers. After joining AIWA, I started to think deeply about the issues we as immigrants have been facing. “

Langqing Zhu

Langqing Zhu is a junior at Oakland Technical High School. “Participating in community organizing can make us have more experience and improve our lives.”

Qilin Xu

Qilin Xu is a junior at Oakland High School. ” I feel so lucky to learn all the community issues in AIWA. “

 

Xiaotong Li

Xiaotong Li is a senior at American Indian Public Charter School. “We can get into the community organizing together to unite our power and enhance our power, which we can use it to fight for the rights we should have.”

Zhiqing Rong

Zhiqing Rong is a sophomore at San Leandro High School. “Community organizations gives people the space to come together in order to understand and solve problems.”

Ken (Zhongkang) Fang

Ken (Zhongkang) Fang is a junior at Castro Valley High School, and he came to the United States six years ago. “At AIWA, I hope we will unite together to solve unfair treatment towards immigrants and make a better society for the next generation.”

Zhongwen Liang

Zhongwen Liang is a junior at Oakland High School. Born in Guangzhou, China, he has been in the United States for seven years. “As a youth in YBIP, I learned about different unfair treatments in our society. I helped share information about current issues in our neighborhood with our members”