Helen L. Chin

Helen L. Chin (she/they) is a first-generation daughter of Burmese-born immigrant parents of Chinese descent. She is a movement facilitator, coach, and hopeful optimist who actively creates a future where everyone belongs, experiences well-being, and is free from harm. As a social impact consultant, Helen partners with nonprofits, foundations, and government agencies to center community and strategize pathways toward collective liberation.

She has spent close to two decades in the nonprofit and public sectors, including service in local government as an advisor on homelessness and housing policy, in public health research at the RAND Corporation, and as a direct service provider for people experiencing homelessness. She previously served on the Government Alliance on Race and Equity national steering committee and the Liberty Hill Foundation Community Funding Board.

She received an MA in Urban Sustainability from Antioch University Los Angeles and her BS from UCLA, with a Biology major and a Political Science minor. She works, lives, and plays on land originally and still inhabited and cared for by the Tongva, Tataviam, Serrano, Kizh, and Chumash Peoples.