ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2020
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2020, 15,159 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2020 on 1,458 campuses across 135 nations. 80 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2020 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT KIMBERLY JACQUELINE CHEUNG, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
New York University | New York, United States | Advancing SDG 11 & UNAI 9
" I am passionate about reimagining urban policy to be sustainable and conscientious with the commitment to preserve and develop urban communities. Through the Millennium Fellowship, I have gained the support of an amazing cohort of students and an opportunity to pursue meaningful social change. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Community Empowerment
Community Empowerment is a project that equips urban communities with resources, education, and experience to achieve sustainability and equity.
The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the seriousness of housing instability in cities leaving many residents homeless, unable to pay rent, and lost on where to find assistance. This project is to advocate and create a platform that protects housing stability in urban communities through public outreach, civic engagement, community organizing and service action. Through academic and social support, the project will use education and activism to empower communities and individuals with the commitment to make urban policy sustainable and equitable. The team will create monthly pamphlets and educational brochures to educate the university and New York City community about housing resources as well as virtual discussion with community organizers, academics, and students about the impact of housing stability on communities and neighborhoods.
About the Millennium Fellow
Kimberly Cheung is a rising senior at New York University majoring in Metropolitan Studies. Born and raised in New York City, she is passionate about studying the social, political, and economic relations between urban spaces and communities of color.