Heng Lam Foong (she/her) co-directs APIFM with Kyle Tsukahira. She brings to the organization over 25 years of experience in nonprofit management, community engagement and policy advocacy. During this non-profit journey Heng Lam has had the privilege to partner with multiracial and multiethnic coalitions on intersecting public health issues including equitable access to healthy food, clean tap water and neighborhood parks, as well as access to linguistically and culturally relevant health and health care for community members who are limited English proficient. Heng Lam also spent 8-years at the Urban and Environmental Policy Institute (UEPI) at Occidental College, where she collaborated with students, faculty and staff to develop the College’s Public Health minor. She loves the diversity of Los Angeles and when she is not exploring the city with her partner and their 12-year old, you can probably find her working in the garden or running through the neighborhoods of Los Angeles.