Tao-Yee Lau, LCSW
Tao-Yee Lau, LCSW, is a RAPP Coordinator at Day One. During the academic year she implements the Relationship Abuse Prevention Program at Edward R. Murrow High School which includes: trauma-informed counseling, educational workshops for students, parents and staff, and the development of a peer leadership program to promote healthy relationships in the school community. In the summer months, Tao-Yee plans and facilitates an intensive peer leadership training program where young people gain knowledge and skills to be supportive peers and agents of social change in the movement to end intimate partner violence.
Tao-Yee received her MSW from Columbia University School of Social Work and her BA in History from the University of British Columbia. Prior to joining Day One, she was a juvenile justice and school-based social worker at the Children’s Aid Society.
Tao-Yee is Canadian of Hong Kong Chinese heritage and moved to NYC in 2011. She is thrilled to be the RAPP coordinator at Murrow HS, recently rated the most diverse public high school in NYC.