Amy Jean Chung Fry
Amy Jean Chung Fry is the Anti-Hate Program Associate for Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, where she is responsible for assisting, developing, and implementing the organization’s community education, field outreach, and advocacy initiatives in the area of racial justice, including anti-Asian hate.
Prior to joining Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, Amy worked as an E-discovery attorney with a focus on Korean language litigation. In 2019, Amy was elected as Councilmember for Ward 6 in the Town of Cheverly. She was reelected for her second term in 2021 and was appointed by her colleagues to simultaneously serve as the Vice Mayor for the Town of Cheverly. In her role on town council, Amy served as co-lead for the 2020 Cheverly Census Complete Count Committee, was key in passing Cheverly’s In Defense of Black Lives Resolution and Non-Citizen Voting Amendment, and sponsored a Resolution to support the condemnation of Anti-Asian hate and all hate discrimination in the Town of Cheverly. She also serves as an At-Large Board Member for the Prince George’s County Municipal Association (PGCMA) and is a founding member of the AAPI Democratic Club of Prince George’s County.
Amy is a small business owner and a National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer (CPT). She continues to serve her community as a Girl Scout troop leader, member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Events Coordinator for the Cheverly Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), and volunteer with the Cheverly Village.
Amy received a J.D. from Indiana Maurer School of Law in Bloomington, Indiana where she was President of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA). Amy is admitted to practice in California and Washington, DC. Prior to law school, she attended Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California to obtain her M.A. in International Studies and she received her B.A. in International Relations & Political Science with a focus on East Asian Studies from Scripps Women’s College in Claremont, California. Most recently, Amy completed her certification for the Academy of Excellence for Local Governance from The University of Maryland, College Park School of Public Policy.