Green Festival Speakers
Julia Liou is the Director of Program Planning and Development for Asian Health Services (AHS), a community health center in Oakland Chinatown that provides health care services and client advocacy to the underserved Asian population in Alameda County. At AHS, she oversees program planning and grants, as well as coordinates various community projects. As its co-founder, Julia also manages the California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative, a statewide effort to address the health and safety issues nail salon workers face in their work environment. In addition, Julia has managed the Revive Chinatown! project, a community transportation and urban planning effort; coordinated the capital implementation of Revive Chinatown!; and has published peer reviewed articles related to pedestrian safety and community health workers. Most recently, she coordinated a community engagement project related to the City of Oakland’s Lake Merritt Specific Planning process, which seeks to ensure community input into this proposed development planning process.