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Mary Lee



Mary Lee

Deputy Director


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  • Health Disparities in Low-income Communities
  • Crisis Among Men and Boys of Color
  • Legal Strategies for Promoting Equity



Based in the PolicyLink Los Angeles office, Ms. Lee is a practicing attorney with more than 20 years of experience working in communities throughout California, with special emphasis on issues of housing, land use, and community economic development. A former L.A. Transportation Commissioner, Ms. Lee has long worked for the legal and civil rights of the low-income people of her city. Ms. Lee’s broad experience advising community groups and advocacy campaigns make her akey liaison in the organization’s health, housing, infrastructure, and civil rights efforts.


Pitzer College, B.A., political studies

University of California–Berkeley, Boalt Hall, J.D.


Selected Articles, Publications, and Media Appearances

The Impact of the Built Environment on Community Health, PolicyLink, 2007.

“Getting Good Food an Everyday Issue,” LA Daily News, Op-ed, June 24, 2007.