Imani Brown

Community Organizer

Imani-Brown.jpgImani Brown is the Community Organizer at the Katal Center for Health, Equity and Justice. Brown previously worked at Citizens Committee for New York City as a Program Coordinator where she helped support New York City grassroots groups build their capacity to carry out community and quality of life improvement projects in their neighborhoods. She has organized with Black Youth Project 100 where she joined the long-term fight to decriminalize Black youth. There, she served as the NYC co-chair from 2014-2016 supporting campaign work to raise the minimum wage, end state sanctioned violence against Black women, femmes and gender non-conforming folks, and to hold officers accountable in cases of police brutality in Black communities. Brown is a graduate of Columbia University where she was one of the organizers of the successful Columbia Prison Divest Campaign that pushed Columbia University to divest all its stock from the private prison companies CCA and G4S. She lives in Brooklyn. 

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