Ezra Brown

Returning Citizens Project Director
Brief info

Brown’s no-nonsense approach inspires returning citizens to create self-sufficiency plans for re-entry. Brown has developed a strong working partnership with the MI Department of Corrections Lawton parole center and educated over 1,000 newly released returning citizens on the benefits, opportunities and resources for self-employment as a pathway for self-sufficiency. He has trained over 100 returning citizens through engaging 3-hour workshops hosted weekly at Lawton. In 2017, he expanded outreach in partnership with Goodwill Industries returning citizens re-entry program.

Brown’s no-nonsense approach inspires returning citizens to create self-sufficiency plans for re-entry. Brown has developed a strong working partnership with the MI Department of Corrections Lawton parole center and educated over 1,000 newly released returning citizens on the benefits, opportunities and resources for self-employment as a pathway for self-sufficiency. He has trained over 100 returning citizens through engaging 3-hour workshops hosted weekly at Lawton. In 2017, he expanded outreach in partnership with Goodwill Industries returning citizens re-entry program.