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Nation Cheong

Vice-President, Community Opportunities & Mobilization, United Way Greater Toronto

Nation Cheong is a respected partnership builder, strategic thinker, community animator, artist, musician and teacher who has dedicated his professional and personal time to community development strategies with a focus on supporting young people in communities across the GTA. Nation served the Regent Park community for eight years focusing on youth and housing strategies. He went on to become Director of Community Engagement and Grants at the Youth Challenge Fund (YCF). In his current role he oversees the development of United Way’s Indigenous Collaboration Framework, stakeholder mobilization across the GTA, and the implementation of United Way’s inclusive employment strategies.