Jesse Chang is the VISTA program manager at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits. In this role, he bridges the national AmeriCorps VISTA program with local, culturally based nonprofits to help empower marginalized communities and individuals in the Twin Cities break the cycle of poverty. Additionally, Jesse supports the professional and personal growth of VISTA members as they develop the foundational skills to become champions of equitable social change.
Jesse holds a B.A. in geography from Colgate University and served as a VISTA member with affordable housing nonprofits in Chicago, IL and Columbus, OH before coming to MCN.