Michael Brown 1991 Global Fellow
Unite young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service to keep students in school and on track to graduation.
Michael Brown is CEO and Co-Founder of City Year, a nonprofit organization built on the belief that young people can change the world. Founded in 1988, City Year unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time community service, leadership development and civic engagement. Michael was named one of America’s Best Leaders by US News and World Report and an Executive of the Year by NonProfit Times for his leadership role in ServiceNation and the passage of the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act. For his work developing City Year, Michael Brown has been awarded several distinctions, including the Reebok Human Rights Award, the National Caring Award, the Samuel S. Beard Jefferson Award of the American Institute for Public Service, the Boston Bar Association's Public Service Award, the Harvard Law School Association Award, and four honorary degrees. Mr. Brown is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, where he served as an editor of the Harvard Law Review.