Phyllis Liu is the Executive Assistant at Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago. Prior to this position, Phyllis worked as the AmeriCorps VISTA Leader here at Advancing Justice | Chicago and the Community Outreach Coordinator VISTA at Coalition for Better Chinese American Community (CBCAC). Currently, they serve on Core for Invisible 2 Invincible: API Pride of Chicago (i2i).
They graduated from University of Maryland, College Park with a bachelor’s in Theatre and Performance Studies & East Asian Studies. Phyllis is passionate about art and activism, youth work, and education. As a Taiwanese-American creator and mover, Phyllis explores the intersections of heritage, identity, and gender through movement, visual art, and physical theatre.