Connecting Communities to Policies and Programs
Helly Lee has more than a decade of experience supporting national nonprofit and government institutions to advance policies, programs, and strategies that have a significant impact on immigrants, refugees, and communities living in poverty. As a legislative policy strategist and analyst, Helly has worked to advance policies related to data disaggregation, education equity, immigrant and refugee rights, health access, nutrition, and low-income tax credit access. She has also partnered with national and local leaders to build organizational capacity and train community leaders to be effective policy advocates. Helly is most passionate about working with ethnic community-based organizations to devise and promote solutions that actually make a difference.