Neil Ren

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Neil Ren

Neil’s Chinese immigrant parents owned and operated a Chinese restaurant in the Lehigh Valley for 20 years. Their immigrant experience has inspired Neil to serve immigrant communities with limited access to legal assistance. At Bucknell University, he worked on issues of food security and homelessness. He interned with the Gateway Center, a transitional housing agency in Atlanta where he experienced the intersection of race, religion, and homelessness. Post-graduation, Neil served as an AmeriCorps VISTA Fellow with the United Way GLV and Easton Area School District, working on communications and early childhood education projects. Neil is placed with Chinese-American Planning Council, a community-based organization serving Chinese immigrants in Brooklyn and Queens. He provides screenings and assists clients seeking naturalization, green card renewals, and adjustments of status in Brooklyn and Queens.