Viveka Ray-Mazumder

Manager of Youth Organizing and KINETIC

Vi Ray-Mazumder is the Manager of Youth Organizing and KINETIC at Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago, where they work with young people and student leaders to mobilize, coordinate, and encourage civic engagement work among Asian American youth in Chicago.  Vi works with students in several public high schools to discuss the history and importance of Asian American voting in Chicago, and will work with these young people on voter education and registration efforts in their communities.  Prior to joining Advancing Justice | Chicago, Vi was a legal advocate for the Transformative Justice Law Project of Illinois, and an organizing intern with Herstory Writers Workshop in New York.

Vi holds a B.A. in Sociology from Middlebury College, where they led numerous workshops and trainings for students, staff, and faculty relating to issues of identity and social justice.