Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Profile: Seung Lee

Seung Lee

For Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month this year, the AFL-CIO is spotlighting various Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who have worked and continue to work at the intersection of civil and labor rights in the United States. Today's profile is Seung Lee of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT).

Seung Lee is APALA's treasurer, a leader of the United Federation of Teachers (UFT), AFT Local 2 in New York City and a National Education Association delegate. Lee is an executive board member for UFT and a board member of APALA-New York. He is also the chair of the UFT Asian American Heritage Committee and has served as part of the UFT Political Action Committee. He previously served as the chair of the Asian Pacific Student Coalition at the University of Pennsylvania.