Bobbie Brown, Executive Director

Bobbie brings over ten years of experience in community development, criminal justice, and education, including her recent role as the Assistant Corporation Counsel for the New York Law Department.  Previously, Bobbie served as the Associate Director of Community Partnerships for the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office, where she successfully created and launched a web-based resource directory of community-based- alternatives and partners.  She was also responsible for developing various youth and community-oriented crime-prevention initiatives that incorporated technology, art, athletics, and entrepreneurship,  under the lens of social justice and criminal justice reform principles.

Ms. Brown was the Education Director for the Harlem Children’s Zone- Countee Cullen Community Center, where she launched a stipend-based pipeline peer tutoring program to help increase the participation of Black and Latino youth in after-school programming. She has also held directorial positions with Brooklyn College, the New York City Department of Education, and the charter school network, Success Academy. She holds a B.A. from Johnson C. Smith University, an M.A. in Government and Politics from St. John's University, and a J.D. from the CUNY School of Law.  Ms. Brown is also an artist.