JERRY T. CHANG is a venture designer, engineer, and entrepreneur, focused on developing innovative projects in technology and social innovation. He is an experienced team builder who works to create alignment from diverse interests and perspectives to reach consensus. Most recently, he led the data, evaluations, and alignment team at Hayward Promise Neighborhood. He has developed projects in collaboration with Cal State East Bay, the Office of Civic Engagement and Immigrant Affairs, Grove Consultants, and the SF Chamber of Commerce. Jerry is a former CORO fellow in public affairs and holds a B.S. from UC Berkeley and an M.S. in statistics and engineering/industrial management from Cal State East Bay.
East Palo Alto is working to better engage with residents, including improved access to services and elected officials. FUSE executive fellow Jerry Chang is developing creative new ways to promote community outreach. He is also helping align internal projects focused on improvements to facilities, developing ideas for innovative pilot programs that address such issues as affordable housing, and working to enhance collaboration between staff and community stakeholders. Read more