Yi-Jen Lee 李伊仁

YI-JEN LEE 李伊仁 People Power Media Contributor

Yi-Jen, born and raised in Taipei, has a BA degree in sociology from University of Oregon. She is a journalist, an activist, and an idealist. She was a bilingual Chinese and English reporter at the China Post for 2 years, covering local social welfare topics and political scene. As a journalist, she developed passion for social movement reporting, which motivated her to fly to Bangkok to cover the Red Shirts movement and to Hong kong for the marches occurring before the Occupy Central movement in 2014. Her articles featuring stories on unique community cultures and people in Taiwan were used by the Asian News Network. She worked as the communications officer for Greenpeace Taipei for a year prior to moving to San Francisco. She is on the mission to make a new dish each day in her apartment in the Mission District. 李伊仁。 李伊仁出生於台北,高中畢業後前往奧勒岡大學就讀社會學系畢業。她是記者、行動者、及理想主義者。她曾在The China Post擔任雙語記者長達2年的時間,負責報導社福與政治相關新聞。在擔任記者的期間,她開始積 極報導社會運動,因此她在2014年前往泰國報導紅衫軍的反政府示威,也在同年前往香港報導於佔領中環前的示威遊行。她的文章刻畫了台灣特有的文化與人物,因此也曾被亞洲新聞網選用。她在綠色和平擔任媒體主任一年後,選擇離開家鄉台北,搬到舊金山從新開始。目前她住在Mission District,每天的任務是要挑戰煮一道新菜餚。

Stories & Opinion

Solidarity Action Protesting Violence against Filipino Farmers

Nearly 200 protesters from the Filipino community, faith groups, and civic organizations gathered in front of the Philippine Consulate in downtown San Francisco on April 5, calling for justice and demanding accountability for the Philippine government’s violent action against protesting farmers on April 1 that resulted in two deaths and 116 injured in Kidapawan, Philippines.

SF Planning Director’s Record of Displacement

Working class families, artists and longtime residents have declared that San Francisco is “losing its soul.” At the helm of this sinking luxury liner, overlooking the City’s planning and developments is the Director of the SF Planning Department, John Raiham, who has been in this role since January 2008. Raiham is now facing evaluation before the people at a public comment session on Thursday December 10 at the Planning Commission.