Deputy Director Community Engagement & Partnerships @ NYC Census 2020
Famod Konneh: Famod Konneh is the Deputy Director of Strategic Partnerships at NYC Census 2020. An office established by Mayor Bill de Blasio to ensure that every New Yorker is counted in the 2020 Census.
Before joining NYC 2020 Census team, Mr. Konneh served as the Bronx Borough Director and African Liaison at the Mayor’s Office Community Affairs Unit. In this capacity, Mr. Konneh served as the representative of the Mayor to the Bronx and was also responsible for the Office’s outreach to the city African community. He assisted in establishing a deep partnership with the City’s African communities in order to actively engaged them in City government. He attended many community events and presented letters and proclamations on behalf of the Mayor.
Prior to joining the Mayor’s Office, he worked for the New York County District Attorney’s Office as a Senior Specialized Coordinator for over six years in helping residents address quality of life issues and developing strategies for crime prevention. He’s a member of the Manhattan Borough President African Task Force and the founding Chair of the Bronx Borough President’s African Advisory Council. He’s a passionate community advocate with an MPA from Baruch College.
Mr. Konneh hails from Liberia, West Africa, and he’s one of the 1.4 million people who called the Bronx home.