Denny Chan, Councilmember


Denny serves as Justice in Aging’s Managing Director of Equity Advocacy. In this role, he is responsible for leading implementation of Justice in Aging’s Strategic Initiative on Advancing Equity, with a primary focus on race equity for older adults of color. He joined Justice in Aging in 2014 and is based in Sacramento, CA. The son of working-class Chinese immigrant parents, Denny has worked significantly on non-discrimination, language access, and healthcare delivery reform issues for low-income older adults and brings all of these experiences to his advocacy.Denny also serves as special advisor to AARP California and affiliate faculty for the Shriver Center on Poverty Law. He previously served as a rotating law clerk for the US District Court in Los Angeles and participated in the Fulbright English Teaching Program as a fellow in Macau, China. Denny is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine School of Law.

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