Margaret Chin is the first New York City council member to represent Chinatown and Lower Manhattan. Margaret’s drive to serve her community was inspired by her family’s experiences as immigrants. Margaret has participated in many public service organizations, including AAFE, where she was a founder and president. Margaret was also the chair of the New York Immigration Coalition, board member of the Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development, and founder of the Chinatown Partnership Local Development Corporation. Margaret also served Manhattan Community Board 1 and 3, and the New York State Democratic Committee.