Malcolm Yeung

Field Catalyst

2024 - 2025

Focus Area:
Community and Economic Development
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Chinatown Community Development Center
Executive Director
San Francisco, California

Malcolm Yeung is the Executive Director of Chinatown Community Development Center (Chinatown CDC). Chinatown CDC is a comprehensive community development organization with a mission to build community. Chinatown CDC builds community through bricks and mortar strategies (developing, acquiring and operating over 3,500 units of affordable housing) and people strategies (tenant organizing, community planning and advocacy, youth leadership development, and residents services). Malcolm graduated from Duke University in 1994 (B.S. Chemistry), University of Colorado at Boulder in 1997 (M.A. History), and Berkeley Law (J.D.) in 2001. Malcolm first practiced in venture finance and in I.P. litigation at Perkins Coie LLP and then O’Melveny and Meyers LLP before joining the Asian Law Caucus in 2003. In 2009, Malcolm joined Chinatown CDC where he has been ever since, except for a brief sabbatical serving as Senior Housing Advisor to San Francisco’s First Asian American Mayor, the Honorable Edwin M. Lee. In 2019, Mayor London Breed appointed Malcolm to the San Francisco Airport Commission. Malcolm has previously served as Co-Chair of the California Coalition on Civil Rights and President of the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area. He currently serves on the Boards of National CAPACD, the Chinese Chamber of Commerce, and the API Council of San Francisco.