Andrew C. Lee

Andrew manages SEARAC’s state-level policy and legislative advocacy in California. He leads relationships with policymakers, cultivates statewide partnerships, and builds the advocacy capacity of community leaders as part of SEARAC’s California team.

Previously, Andrew was Campaigns Manager at PICO California, the largest faith-based community organizing network in the state. His work focused on supporting organizers in developing grassroots leaders in 17 counties, while bridging local and state efforts that advanced tenant protections, immigrant rights, criminal justice reform, and budget equity. Other work included leading integrated voter engagement programs in 2022 and Census outreach campaigns in 2020. Andrew also served on the external affairs staffs of former California State Controllers John Chiang and Betty Yee, and as a high school special education teacher in South Los Angeles.

A graduate of USC, Andrew is based in Los Angeles.

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