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Philanthropy Network welcomes LeBrian Brown as Manager, Network Organizing, Knowledge, & Engagement

Monday, June 7, 2021

Philanthropy Network is pleased to announce LeBrian Brown (he/him) as our new Manager, Network Organizing, Knowledge & Engagement. In this role, LeBrian will manage Philanthropy Network member relationships and work to increase engagement in and awareness of opportunities to learn from each other, connect, and collaborate on regional initiatives.  LeBrian will also lead efforts to use technology to collect, analyze, organize and share knowledge across the Network and serve as the primary point of contact for Network members. He will begin his new role on Monday, June 14, 2021.

LeBrian’s professional background encompasses a variety of roles in social service nonprofits where he developed his leadership, project development, advocacy and community building skills. Since 2018 he has served as Reentry Coordinator at Broad Street Ministry, where he was responsible for managing an array of re-entry supports, including case management, emergency shelter, employment, and health care access. While at BSM, he also created and oversaw the Voter Registration and Civic Engagement Program that successfully registered over 200 new voters and 300 census submissions.

Prior to Broad Street Ministry, LeBrian served as Business Development Manager for Community Integrated Services, which works to build an inclusive, diverse, and equitable workforce, and as Direct Support Manager at Community Options, an organization that supports parents looking for community-based services for their children with disabilities.

LeBrian brings to Philanthropy Network a passion and dedication for improving the equity and integrity of our community. In taking on this new position, he said, “I see this role as an opportunity for a homegrown member of the community to engage members of Philanthropy Network and partners in philanthropy and the nonprofit sector to learn from each other and create the change that we need.” 

He is AORTA (Anti-Oppression Resource and Training Alliance) trained and founder of With Time We Can: Life After Prison, an initiative that seeks to capture stories of the incarcerated to raise awareness about how the nation's prison system affects American culture.

LeBrian holds a B.S. in Sociology and M.S. in Human Resource Management from Lincoln University.

Beginning June 14th, LeBrian can be reached at lebrian@philanthropynetwork.org.  Please join us in welcoming LeBrian to the Philanthropy Network team!

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