Scholar. Author. Civic Influencer.
Khalilah L. Brown-Dean is dedicated to promoting greater civic engagement and representation for underrepresented and underserved communities. She is an award-winning champion for comprehensive criminal justice reform and is dedicated to removing the stigma surrounding mental health and wellness.
Currently, Khalilah serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven; one of the oldest and largest community foundations in the country. She is the Immediate Past President of the Theta Epsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and continues to serve the organization on the local and regional level. She has held elected and appointed positions in various professional organizations and completed Board service to organizations such as The Prison Policy Initiative.
Public Safety and Criminal Justice, Presented by the Connecticut NAACP State Conference Youth and College Division
Presented by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education and Beyond
Presented by the Delta Iota Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated
Outstanding Community Service, Presented by the National Conference of Black Political Scientists
Presented by the Connecticut State Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission
Presented by the National Association of Blacks in Law Enforcement
Presented by the Connecticut Network to Abolish the Death Penalty
Presented by Connecticut Magazine
Presented by the Connecticut State Conference of NAACP Branches
Open Society Foundations
Presented by the NANBPWC, Incorporated
Presented by the North Atlantic Region of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated