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  • Name: Jeffrey Brown

    Job Title: Founder

    Company Name: RECAP (Rebuilding Every Community Around Peace)

    Bio: Rev. Jeffrey L. Brown is a nationally recognized leader and expert in gang, youth and urban violence reduction and coalition building. He is the founder of RECAP (Rebuilding Every City Around Peace), an international initiative organized to assist cities build better partnerships between the faith-based community, government and law enforcement agencies in an effort to reduce gang violence. Brown is also one of the architects of the “Boston Miracle”, a process where the city experienced a 29 month period of zero juvenile homicides in the 90s, and spawned countless urban collaborative efforts in subsequent years that followed the Boston Ceasefire and faith-based model. He recently started My City At Peace, a real estate and programmatic initiative that seeks to invest in multi family properties and build mixed-use housing in distressed communities plagued with high cap rates.

    Bio 2: He is the subject of a popular Harvard Business School case study on his efforts, and delivered a TED Talk that has over one million views. Rev. Brown is the recipient of numerous local and national awards and citations. He is the author of a forthcoming book on his experiences, titled The Courage To Listen, and Paramount Pictures has teamed with actor/writer Chadwick Boseman and Logan Coles on a feature film based on his experiences. Rev. Brown pastored for 22 years, has spoken and lectured widely, and is known for his fiery and inspiring messages.

    Bio 3: A resident of the Dorchester area of Boston, MA, Rev. Brown has three grown children.