CCAP Staff


Lenée Son | CCAP Coordinator

Lenée is CCAP’s newest staff member, joining the team in early 2017. She is dedicated to intersectional principles and is passionate about amplifying marginalized voices and bringing truth to power. 

Email: lenee@carnegieaction.org
Phone: 604.828.7183

何盈欣 Beverly Ho | Chinatown Concern Group Coordinator 

Before Beverly joined CCAP, she organized with 青年長者合作組 Youth for Chinese Seniors and 華埠行動小組Chinatown Action Group. 

Email: ho.beverly@gmail.com
Phone: 778.321.7027


King-mong Chan | Chinese Community Organizer


King-mong Chan was a practicum student with CCAP from January until early April, 2013 before working as the Chinese Community Organizer.  In 2011/12, he had the opportunity to do his practicum at First United Church and was drawn by the spirit and inspiration of the DTES community. King-mong recently completed his bachelor degree in social work.

Email: kingmong_chan@hotmail.com
Phone: 778.996.8223

Lama Mugabo | Carnegie African Descent Group Organizer

Lama Mugabo is a community organizer interested in finding solutions to the challenges of housing, social justice and income inequity in the DTES. He is the co-founder CADG – the Carnegie African Descent Group, a platform where members meet, cook, share meals and get to know each other.

Email: lmugabo75@gmail.com
Phone: 604.715.9565


Maria Wallstam | CCAP Community Organizer

When Maria is not working with CCAP, she is an organizer with Alliance against Displacement.

Email: maria@carnegieaction.org
Phone: 604.500.2731


Jean Swanson | Volunteer & Organizer

Jean Swanson has worked at CCAP since 2006. She was one of the facilitators in the Community Vision for Change project and one of the authors of CCAP’s 5 annual hotel reports.  Before working at CCAP, Jean wrote the book, Poor bashing, the politics of exclusion.  She worked for 15 years at the End Legislated Poverty Coalition and worked at the Downtown Eastside Residents’ Association in the DTES in the 1970s.

Email: jean@carnegieaction.org
Phone: 604.729.2380