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Mr. Bill Chong

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Commissioner of the Department of...

Phone: (212) ***-****  HQ Phone
Coalition for Asian American Children and Families
50 Broad Street 18Th Floor
New York , New York 10004
United States

Company Description: The Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF), the nation's only pan-Asian children's advocacy organization, aims to improve the health and...   more
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Coalition for Asian American Children and Families - Home
cacf.org, 10 Nov 2014 [cached]
CACF Congratulates First Asian Pacific American Appointment, Bill Chong, Commissioner of the Department of Youth and Community Development
The Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF) wants to congratulate Bill Chong, our new DYCD Commissioner. With a career dedicated to serving New Yorkers and improving the capacity of community based organizations, we are excited to work with Commissioner Chong to ensure effective community programs are given the resources they need to provide high quality youth and family programming.
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In addition to Commissioner Chong, their experience and knowledge of government systems will help to ensure all New York City's children have access to the quality services they deserve.
September Space : A Volunteer Community Center
www.worldcares.org, 5 Oct 2006 [cached]
Bill Chong, Presidentbchong@septemberspace.org
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).
NEW YORK - New York City ...
ourtimepress.com, 5 Mar 2015 [cached]
NEW YORK - New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) Commissioner Bill Chong today 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 worksites 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 me work ethic and positively affected the career choices I have made," said DYCD Commissioner Bill Chong.
Former AAFE Board President Bill ...
www.aafe.org, 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
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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).
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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!
Mayor de Blasio appointed Bill ...
gomyd.com [cached]
Mayor de Blasio appointed Bill Chong, currently the Department for the Aging's Deputy Commissioner for Program Operations, to serve as Commissioner of the Department of Youth and Community Development. Chong, who helped implement the city's current Out-of-School-Time Initiative, will be charged with helping execute Mayor de Blasio's plan to provide after-school programs for every middle schooler.
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We are going to focus on improving the programs we have, and fighting for Mayor de Blasio's plan to ensure every middle schooler has a place to go after school," said DYCD Commissioner Bill Chong.
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About Bill Chong:
Bill Chong has spent his career helping build the capacity of community-based organizations to serve young people, the elderly and vulnerable populations.
Chong most recently served as Deputy Commissioner for Program Operations at the Department of the Aging, where he has overseen a portfolio of nearly $200 million in services. Since joining DFTA, Chong has fostered a more streamlined and inclusive process for service providers, simplifying their relationship with the City and helping better match services with community needs. He worked to bring more stakeholders into disaster preparedness plans and involve neighborhood groups on the frontlines in protecting seniors during emergencies.
In eight years at the Department of Youth and Community Development, Chong was a leader in implementing the Out-of-School-Time Initiative-an after-school program that has served over 630,000 youth. As Deputy Commissioner for Youth Services and Assistant Commissioner for Capacity Building, he partnered with NYCHA, the Parks Department and the Department of Education to fund over 500 programs across the city, helping reach disadvantaged youth.
Prior to his work at DYCD, Chong was Vice President for Programs at the Citizens Committee for New York City, administering grants to local volunteer groups to address neighborhood concerns ranging from alleviating poverty to street beautification. He has held positions at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the New York City Department of Personnel, and the New York State Division of Human Rights.
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