Nicole Lee

Nicole Lee is the Founding Executive Director of Urban Peace Movement, she is a fourth-generation Oakland resident who has spent the past 20 years in labor and community organizing and youth development work, with a focus on economic justice and juvenile justice issues.

Some of the campaigns she has worked on include the Books Not Bars Campaign (a project of the Ella Baker Center), the Silence The Violence Campaign (which Nicole co-founded under the Ella Baker Center), and the Revive Oakland Campaign (a coalition facilitated by the East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy). Before founding Urban Peace Movement in 2009, Nicole worked for such organizations as the Unite/HERE Local 2850, the East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy, and the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights.