ELIZABETH R. OUYANG is a four year Board member and is currently President of OCA-New York. With 23 years experience as a civil rights attorney, Liz’s expertise is in immigration, voter rights protection and combating hate crimes. She teaches a pre-law course on the Constitution and Communities of Color at Columbia University and NYU. She created and oversees OCA-NY’s Hate Crimes Prevention Art Project. With OCA-New York, she advocates for victims of hate crimes and fair media representation of Asian Americans and has served as Editor-in-Chief of OCA-New York’s newsletter, The Big Apple. Since the 1990’s, Liz has worked with OCA National on the passage of Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act that requires voting materials be translated into Asian languages, hate crime prevention and as a consultant on OCA’s 2003 publication of Voices of Healing, Spirit and Unity after 9/11 in the API Community.