Dion-Jay Brookter

Young Community Developers, Inc.
Executive Director


Dion-Jay (“DJ”) Brookter, MBA, Executive Director of Young Community Developers Inc.
(“YCD”) & Member of the San Francisco Sheriff's Oversight Committee. As Executive Director of YCD, DJ works tirelessly to create opportunities for San Francisco’s underserved Bayview/Hunters Point residents. YCD is a 49 year old 501(c)(3) community-based organization committed to meeting the growing needs of communities of color through education, workforce development, and housing resources designed to support a strong economic future. Under DJ’s leadership, he seeks to establish and maintain strong partnerships within the City & County of San Francisco and throughout the State of California, supporting the scalable growth of the organization.

In 2021 alone, YCD served over 2,050 customers and secured career placements for well over 500 program customers across multiple industry sectors. DJ’s extensive public, private and community experience spans over fifteen (15) years. He was recently appointed to serve on the San Francisco Sheriff's Oversight Committee following his preceding appointment as a member of the San Francisco Police Commission for over three (3) years. DJ holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Communication from Utah State University and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.