Voting Rights Project Director
Eugene Lee is the Voting Rights Project Director at the Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) in Los Angeles, a member of Asian American Center for Advancing Justice. Founded in 1983, APALC is the leading organization in Southern California dedicated to providing the growing Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community with multilingual and culturally sensitive legal services, education and civil rights support. Eugene directs APALC’s work on voter protection, Voting Rights Act compliance and ballot access policy and is currently working to strengthen the voice of AAPI communities during the 2011 redistricting process. He chairs several community advisory bodies of county election offices in Southern California and served on the California Secretary of State’s Help America Vote Act State Plan Advisory Committee. In 2010, he was selected as one of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s Best Lawyers Under 40. Eugene is a graduate of Duke University and Columbia Law School.
Related Workshops: Advocacy to Secure Local Compliance with Section 203 of Voting Rights Act