Joyce Lam (she/her)

Political Director

Joyce Lam is the Political Director at Chinese Progressive Association. As Political Director, Joyce leads the Tenant Worker Center, builds with CPA’s movement allies and directs our political campaigns. Joyce also leads on CPA’s work on Chinese communications. Born and raised in Hong Kong, Joyce came to San Francisco as a teen and attended Mission High School. Joyce experienced her family’s transition from working middle class to working class, which furthered her desire to do community-based work. After graduating from UC Berkeley, she joined Chinatown Community Development Center (CCDC) as the Project Coordinator for the SRO Families United Collaborative where she learned about grassroots leadership and practiced family organizing. In 2012, Joyce became full time CPA staff as an Organizer with the Tenant Worker Center. Joyce is a new mom, likes to experiment in cooking, and absolutely hates dried fruit.