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Mr. Bill Chong

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New York City Department of Youth and Community Development

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New York City Department of Youth ..., 10 Mar 2015 [cached]
New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD)Commissioner Bill Chong recently announced that DYCD will accept applications for the 2015 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) from Monday, March 2 through Friday, April 10,2015
SYEP, the nation's largest summer youth employment initiative, provides New York City young people between the ages of 14 and 24 with up to six weeks of entry-level experience at work sites in all five boroughs. Participants are selected by lottery for the program, which runs from July 6 through August 15.
"My first job and love of public service are the result of the Summer Youth Employment Program, which taught mework ethic and positively affected the career choices I have made," said DYCD Commissioner Bill Chong.
September Space : A Volunteer Community Center, 5 Oct 2006 [cached]
Bill Chong,
Bill Chong, (46), as Assistant Commissioner for Capacity Building at the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development oversees training, technical and resource development programs that assist over 1,000 community-based organizations.He was recently the Vice President for Programs at Citizens for NYC, the only citywide support center that provides workshops, small grants, self-help publications and technical assistance to thousands of grassroots volunteer groups to solve neighborhood and school-based problems.In his previous positions, Mr. Chong was the deputy of the regional office of the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development and held senior positions in the New York City Department of Personnel and the New York State Division of Human Rights.He was former President of Asian Americans for Equality and currently serves as a Trustee of the Community Service Society and as a board member of Asian Pacific Islander Coalition for HIV/AIDS (APICHA).
Asian American Federation, 7 Aug 2015 [cached]
Asian American Federation Congratulates Newly Appointed DYCD Commissioner Bill Chong and Encourages Mayor de Blasio to make more APA appointments
This afternoon, Mayor de Blasio appointed Bill Chong to serve as Commissioner of the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD), an important city agency to those serving the most vulnerable residents of our city. We send our congratulations to Commissioner Chong on the appointment, and to our new Mayor for recognizing the abilities of a respected APA leader.
The APA community is able to contribute our expertise in so many arenas, including social services, housing, small business, immigrant communities, youth and education, elderly programs, arts, community building, and many more. We have leaders and thinkers who create innovative programs for the benefit of neighborhoods and boroughs. We are also skilled problem solvers who add a unique perspective of engaging newcomers and native-born alike to create a community.
Most of us serving the APA community in the human services and social justice arenas share the Mayor's concerns of the growing gap between the haves and the have-nots, and the appointment of Commissioner Chong, with his expertise, passion and knowledge, is a positive first step to closing those gaps.
Former AAFE Board President Bill ..., 7 Jan 2014 [cached]
Former AAFE Board President Bill Chong Appointed Commissioner of DYCD | January 7, 2014 Former AAFE Board President Bill Chong Appointed Commissioner of DYCD | The AAFE Blog
Former AAFE Board President Bill Chong Appointed Commissioner of DYCD Posted on January 7, 2014 by Douglas Bill Chong
New York Daily News
On Monday, January 6, newly elected New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed former AAFE Board President Bill Chong as the Commissioner of the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD).
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Bill played a prominent role in AAFE's groundbreaking affordable housing advocacy work. Previously, Bill was Deputy Commissioner for Program Operations at the Department for the Aging and Deputy Commissioner for Youth Services and Assistant Commissioner for Capacity Building at DYCD. In his new role, Bill will oversee youth and family services such as the Summer Youth Employment Program and the Adult Literacy Program. Good luck to Bill and all of the new appointees!
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