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Eddy Zheng

Founder & President of the New Breath Foundation

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Eddy Zheng Biography

Eddy Zheng is the President & Founder of New Breath Foundation and works to mobilize resources to support Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) harmed by the unjust immigration and criminal justice systems to heal, keep families together, and build movements that shift narratives and policies. New Breath Foundation is the recipient of the 2021 Association of Fundraising Professionals Golden Gate Chapter’s Vineyards Award.

A 2019-21 Rosenberg Foundation Leading Edge Fellow and 2015-17 Open Society Foundation Soros Justice Fellow, Zheng served as Co-Director of the Asian Prisoner Support Committee, Project Director of the Community Youth Center of San Francisco, and co-founded ROOTS, the first-ever ethnic studies program in San Quentin State Prison.

Fluent in three languages and skilled in motivational speaking, workshop facilitation, emcee, non-violent communication, fundraising, and networking, Zheng is the co-editor of "Other: An Asian and Pacific Islander Prisoners’ Anthology" and the subject of the award-winning documentary “Breathin’: The Eddy Zheng Story.” He is a TEDx speaker on Removing the Model Minority Myth with CHI. He is a contributor to the book Contemporary Asian American Activism: Building Movements for Liberation, and he was featured in the December 2021 New Yorker article, An Education While Incarcerated.

Zheng serves as Co-Chair on the Board of Directors of Chinese for Affirmative Action, Board of Directors of UnCommon Law, Co-Chair of Community Advisory Council with All Home, Community Advisory Board member of Critical Resistance, and on the Advisory Board of AYPAL: Building Asian Pacific Islander Power. He had served as a Commissioner at the Alameda County Department of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Commission, member of the San Francisco Reentry Council appointed by Mayor Gavin Newsom, Commissioner on the Southeast Community Facility Commission appointed by Mayor Edwin Lee, Chair of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors appointee on the Department of Children Youth and their Families’ Oversight and Advisory Committee and Board of Director of Chinatown Community Development Center.

Zheng’s commitment to social justice activism has been frequently recognized. He is the recipient of the 2007 Chinese World Journal Newspaper Community Hero Award, 2008 Bay Area Asian Pacific American Law Students Association’s Outstanding Leadership Award, 2011 Chinatown Community Development Center Community Service Award and Project I.M.P.A.C.T. Community Service Award, 2012 San Francisco District 10 Board of Supervisor’s Asian American Heritage Month Honoree, 2016 AFL-CIO Justice, Peace and Freedom Award, Super Bowl 50 Fund Playmaker, and Uncommon Law’s Uncommon Hero Award, 2017 Bridging the Gap award from the University of Pennsylvania, 2018 California 18th Assembly District Social Justice Champion Award, 2019 Frederick Douglass 200 award and National Education Association’s Ellison S. Onizuka Memorial award.

Zheng remains grateful for all the community support he has received and is steadfast in confronting anti-blackness, advocating for cross-cultural healing and global racial solidarity by investing in trustful relationships.

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    Booking fees for Eddy Zheng, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Eddy Zheng, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Eddy Zheng for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Eddy Zheng for your next private or corporate function.
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Founder & President of the New Breath Foundation

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Eddy Zheng Biography

Eddy Zheng is the President & Founder of New Breath Foundation and works to mobilize resources to support Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) harmed by the unjust immigration and criminal justice systems to heal, keep families together, and build movements that shift narratives and policies. New Breath Foundation is the recipient of the 2021 Association of Fundraising Professionals Golden Gate Chapter’s Vineyards Award.

A 2019-21 Rosenberg Foundation Leading Edge Fellow and 2015-17 Open Society Foundation Soros Justice Fellow, Zheng served as Co-Director of the Asian Prisoner Support Committee, Project Director of the Community Youth Center of San Francisco, and co-founded ROOTS, the first-ever ethnic studies program in San Quentin State Prison.

Fluent in three languages and skilled in motivational speaking, workshop facilitation, emcee, non-violent communication, fundraising, and networking, Zheng is the co-editor of "Other: An Asian and Pacific Islander Prisoners’ Anthology" and the subject of the award-winning documentary “Breathin’: The Eddy Zheng Story.” He is a TEDx speaker on Removing the Model Minority Myth with CHI. He is a contributor to the book Contemporary Asian American Activism: Building Movements for Liberation, and he was featured in the December 2021 New Yorker article, An Education While Incarcerated.

Zheng serves as Co-Chair on the Board of Directors of Chinese for Affirmative Action, Board of Directors of UnCommon Law, Co-Chair of Community Advisory Council with All Home, Community Advisory Board member of Critical Resistance, and on the Advisory Board of AYPAL: Building Asian Pacific Islander Power. He had served as a Commissioner at the Alameda County Department of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Commission, member of the San Francisco Reentry Council appointed by Mayor Gavin Newsom, Commissioner on the Southeast Community Facility Commission appointed by Mayor Edwin Lee, Chair of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors appointee on the Department of Children Youth and their Families’ Oversight and Advisory Committee and Board of Director of Chinatown Community Development Center.

Zheng’s commitment to social justice activism has been frequently recognized. He is the recipient of the 2007 Chinese World Journal Newspaper Community Hero Award, 2008 Bay Area Asian Pacific American Law Students Association’s Outstanding Leadership Award, 2011 Chinatown Community Development Center Community Service Award and Project I.M.P.A.C.T. Community Service Award, 2012 San Francisco District 10 Board of Supervisor’s Asian American Heritage Month Honoree, 2016 AFL-CIO Justice, Peace and Freedom Award, Super Bowl 50 Fund Playmaker, and Uncommon Law’s Uncommon Hero Award, 2017 Bridging the Gap award from the University of Pennsylvania, 2018 California 18th Assembly District Social Justice Champion Award, 2019 Frederick Douglass 200 award and National Education Association’s Ellison S. Onizuka Memorial award.

Zheng remains grateful for all the community support he has received and is steadfast in confronting anti-blackness, advocating for cross-cultural healing and global racial solidarity by investing in trustful relationships.

Eddy Zheng Videos

  • From #StopAsianHate to Asian Liberation Praxis
    Join us for a roundtable discussion with Asian American leaders Hyejin Shim and Eddy Zheng who will discuss anti-Asian violence in relation to...
  • Eddy Zheng: Reconciliation, Forgiveness & Healing after a Crime
  • Removing the Model Minority Myth with CHI | Eddy Zheng | TEDxUCDavisSF
    Eddy Zheng's mission is to use his experiences to inspire and motivate young people to invest in their education, raise awareness about the...

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  • How to book Eddy Zheng?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Eddy Zheng for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Eddy Zheng, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Eddy Zheng or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Eddy Zheng?

    Booking fees for Eddy Zheng, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Eddy Zheng, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Eddy Zheng?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Eddy Zheng for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Eddy Zheng for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Eddy Zheng or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Eddy Zheng or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Eddy Zheng is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Eddy Zheng for your event is available upon request. Eddy Zheng generally travels from Oakland, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Ijeoma Oluo, Kimberlé Crenshaw, Roland Martin, Lisa Ling and Dr. Bernice King. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Eddy Zheng for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Eddy Zheng Speaker Videos

  • From #StopAsianHate to Asian Liberation Praxis
    Join us for a roundtable discussion with Asian American leaders Hyejin Shim and Eddy Zheng who will discuss anti-Asian violence in relation to histories of criminalization and incarceration and the...
    Eddy Zheng: Reconciliation, Forgiveness & Healing after a Crime
  • Removing the Model Minority Myth with CHI | Eddy Zheng | TEDxUCDavisSF
    Eddy Zheng's mission is to use his experiences to inspire and motivate young people to invest in their education, raise awareness about the detrimental impact that the Prison Industrial Complex has...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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