US Campus Assignment: UCLA
University: Sun Yat-sen University, Lingnan (University) College
Description: Liang Yantao, Terry, interned at the Human Relations Commission (HRC) and the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), which operate out of the Los Angeles City Hall. HRC focuses on addressing and eliminating community conflict and violence, advancing public safety, promoting positive inter-group relations, improving law enforcement relations in the community, and building respect, tolerance, and appreciation for diversity. The mission of CSW is informing and advising the Mayor and City Council of the needs and problems of women in the City of Los Angeles with special emphasis given to women in City government. Terry helped to organize a religious forum to discuss issues surrounding a mosque that will be built in New York near the site of the World Trade Center towers. He also participated in a program which aims to improve the environment of charter schools in LA.