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Lee, Myung

Myung J. Lee is executive director of Cities of Service, a national nonprofit organization that supports mayors and city chief executives in their efforts to engage local communities and residents to solve problems together. Myung has extensive nonprofit management and private-sector experience, and has previously served as a Deputy Commissioner with the City of New York Administration for Children’s Services and as a program officer and associate general counsel at the Corporation for National Service, where she helped to launch AmeriCorps. Myung received her juris doctorate from Georgetown Law and her bachelor's degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton.

Posts by Lee, Myung

  • Companies & Cities: Partners in Civic Renewal (02.14.17 )

    By Myung J. Lee and Peter Levine Communities suffer when wide gaps exist between government and civil society—and between government officials and citizens (the term “citizen” is used here to define a person who is an inhabitant of a city without regard to his/her legal status). By engaging citizen volunteers as partners in defining and […]

  • Q&A with Myung Lee: How Companies Can Help Unlock the Potential of their Cities (04.27.16 )

    By Alice Korngold, Co-Editor, Giving Thoughts Blog, and Author, A Better World, Inc.: How Companies Profit By Solving Global Problems… Where Governments Cannot, and Myung Lee, Executive Director, Cities of Service More than half of the U.S. population lives in cities. Municipal services, therefore, are determining the quality of life for many Americans. At the […]

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