Theo Brown


Theo Brown has more than 35 years of experience as an organizer, facilitator, and trainer for organizations that work to engage citizens on important issues that impact their lives.  He is an expert at recruiting demographically representative samples of citizens for community meetings and has a particularly impressive record of involving low-income citizens and others who have historically been left out of the political process. He also is a skilled facilitator who has designed and conducted highly productive meetings in more than 30 states.

Some of the organizations he has worked with to promote social justice, human rights, and intercultural understanding, include Amnesty International, Common Cause, Ground Zero, National Days of Dialogue on Race Relations and the Faith and Politics Institute.  He has also worked as a consultant to a wide variety of organizations and government agencies such as: AARP, the Center for Disease Control, the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana, and the City of Alexandria, VA. From 1999-2013 he was a Senior Associate with AmericaSpeaks where he coordinated outreach and recruitment for dozens of citizen engagement projects around the country.  He helped organize large 21st Century Town Meeting in New York City, Washington, DC, New Orleans, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Dallas, Albuquerque, Cincinnati and many other cities.

Contact information: theo@publicengagementassociates.com | 301-589-1006