Li Tao founded the Cultural Communication Center for Facilitators (CCCF) in 2003. The CCCF is a China-based NGO that educates migrant workers about their rights and stands up against the abuse of China’s 200 million migrant workers. Previously, Tao was the Program Director and Vice Secretary General of the Cultural Development Center for Rural Women, founded in 1996. Tao organized classes for migrant workers in Beijing and researched issues facing female migrant workers, including marriage, living conditions, occupational health and safety, and public policy. Tao is a frequently published author and was Chief Director of Female Migrant Workers magazine in 2002.