JooYeun Chang

Program Director for Child Well-Being, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

JooYeun Chang is the program director for child well-being. In this capacity, she oversees the programā€™s grantmaking to promote childrenā€™s healthy development and protect them from abuse and neglect.
Prior to joining the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Chang served as acting assistant secretary and principal deputy assistant secretary for the Administration for Children and Families of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), where she was the top federal official overseeing the implementation of national child welfare policy. She also led the State of Michiganā€™s child welfare system as executive director of the stateā€™s Childrenā€™s Services Agency, developing a new comprehensive child welfare technology system, anti-racism initiatives, place-based prevention pilots and a front-end redesign of the child protective service system to reduce racial bias in decision making. Prior to her work in the Michigan state government, Chang was a managing director at Casey Family Programs, where she spearheaded work to identify, develop and disseminate information about the most promising practices in child welfare.
Chang earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from North Carolina State University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami School of Law.

Convenings Featuring JooYeun Chang

Location: Virtual & In-Person in Washington, DC
Over the course of two days, our discussions focused on bold, equitable, and pragmatic strategies for building prosperity and well-being for all families. Sessions include insights from the latest two-generation (2Gen) family data, examples of...
ConveningApril 11, 2023 ā€“ April 12, 2023
Location: Washington, DC & Virtual
Over the course of a year, leaders from across the country came together for the Aspen Two-Generation Prenatal to Three Learning and Action Community (2GP3 LAC). Today, you will hear key findings from their work and explore lessons for truly...
ConveningApril 12, 2023
Location: Virtual (Zoom)
The Biden-Harris Administration, through the American Rescue Plan and the American Families Plan, has unleashed the largest federal resources for families in 60 years. The opportunity to spur innovation and demonstrate results is evident in equal...
ConveningJune 8, 2021