Shirley Ng

Community Organizer

Shirley joined the AALDEF staff in 2019. She is the Community Organizer supporting the Stop Asian Hate Project. Outside of her work at AALDEF, she is a contributor to Previously, Shirley worked in community outreach for underserved women, so they could qualify for free mammograms at a local hospital; organized free community events in Chinatown; and worked as a weekend news desk assistant at WCBS-TV.

In 2018, she spent three weeks in Washington DC to secure congressional co-sponsors of H.R.2358, the Congressional Gold Medal Act for Chinese American WW2 Veterans. Shirley is passionate about civil rights, community outreach, underserved communities, and language access. She graduated from Hunter College with a B.A. in Media Communications and Political Science. In her free time, she enjoys photography, fitness, hiking and volleyball.