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Pamela Phan

Policy and Organizing Director
Community Alliance of Tenants


As CAT’s Policy and Organizing Director, Pam builds a strong and nimble organizing department that responds to the dynamic political environment at statewide and local levels. Pam organizes with youth, immigrants, refugees, people of color, houseless, and low-wage workers for housing justice, and to improve livability in the Portland metropolitan region. With 18 years of experience, in and out of government, Pam works with communities from their own perspectives, to support leadership development and political education for people to speak for themselves at policymaking tables. Pam holds a Masters of Urban and Regional Planning from Portland State’s Toulan School.