Rachel Cheang

Born and raised in Singapore, Rachel is an immigrant settler and uninvited guest living and learning on stolen Musqueam homelands. As a community organizer, she organizes for climate and disability justice and believes in using design and art as activism, creative troublemaking and a tool for collective care. Rachel is currently the Creative Communications Lead at the UBC Climate Hub mobilizing the power of collective action in mitigating climate change and seeking to explore and build networks of care, community and support within justice movements. Her other work includes campaigning for divestment with UBCC350, organizing with Our Time Vancouver, and facilitating various justice-oriented and climate storytelling workshops. She was also a past participant of the Vancouver Foundation LEVEL Youth Policy Program, where she developed a policy brief on access and disability policies in higher education.