Cassie Chee Headshot


Senior Organizer


Field Organizing



Cassandra (Cassie) Chee is the Senior Organizer at the ACLU of Hawaiʻi where she oversees the affiliate’s work to mobilize a diverse group of allies through community engagement, public education, coalition building, grassroots organizing, and legislative advocacy.

Prior to joining the ACLU of Hawaiʻi team, she was the Director of Community Organizing at Faith Action for Community Equity, an interfaith grassroots nonprofit that focuses on furthering the health and wellbeing of communities in Hawaiʻi. As the descendent of family who emigrated to Hawaiʻi to work on sugar plantations, her organizing work is grounded in uplifting the experiences of directly impacted people and empowering leaders from the most marginalized communitiess, including those most impacted by settler colonialism.

Cassie holds a B.F.A in Visual Communication Design from the University of Washington and a Master’s of Divinity from Garrett–Evangelical Theological Seminary. She is currently a Member in Discernment pursuing ordination as a Pastor with the Hawaiʻi Conference of the United Church of Christ.

Raised on Duwamish land in Kirkland, Washington, Cassie moved to Oʻahu in 2020 to be with her paternal Grandmother. She is grateful to be the fifth generation of her family to call Hawaiʻi home.