Alex Y. Ding is an organizer, filmmaker, and writer based in Chicago. They are NeXtDoc Fellow and have produced videos for Chicago Community Bond Fund, Chicago Reader, The TRiiBE, and for non-profits and people across Chicago. Their writing has has appeared in WBEZ, City Bureau, Chicago Defender, In These Times, The Huffington Post, and more.
Prior to that, Alex served on the steering committees of the National Prison Divestment Campaign and #CareNotCops, and has organized in Chicago around racial, immigrant, and economic justice for four years.
Alex received a B.A. in Race and Ethnic Studies and Anthropology from the University of Chicago.