Jung Hee Choi has almost 20 years of combined experience in the fields of journalism, communications and social change. She has been fortunate to lead communications strategies for a variety of outstanding nonprofit organizations and labor unions on the front lines of social change in the Bay Area and Los Angeles. More recently, she spent eight years (2006-2013) as the communications director for Community Coalition in South Los Angeles, building the organization’s profile as a social change leader in Southern California and crafting innovative communications strategies for its campaigns to advance to racial and economic justice.
Currently, Jung Hee is an independent consultant who specializes in partnering with social justice organizations to boost their power and visibility by strengthening their communications capacity. She supports organizations in creating communications strategies, systems and infrastructure that integrate with community organizing and advocacy campaigns. Utilizing her many years of experience in leadership, she also provides consulting services to organizations on leadership development and training and organizational planning and management.
Jung Hee has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Missouri–Columbia and a Masters of Arts in History from San Francisco State University. She and her husband live in Los Angeles where they are helping to develop the next generation of change makers, starting with their two children.