Los Angeles, CA
Yvonne Yen Liu is the coordinator of Solidarity Research Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing solidarity economies in low-income communities of color. She is based in Los Angeles, California, where the sun smiles on her every day. Although a native of NYC, she and the city have broken up and went their separate ways. She is a practitioner of research justice with over 15 years of being a nerd for racial and social justice organizations. She has a BA in cultural anthropology from Columbia University and a MA degree in sociology from the CUNY Graduate Center, where she pursued a PhD. Yvonne serves on the board of the U.S. Solidarity Economy Network.