Early Childhood Education, 2006
Liberal Arts and Sciences, 1987
Founder and Executive Director, Trust 15
Marcia Brown is the executive director and founder of Trust 15, a youth community support organization in her home community of Rexdale. Trained as an educator, Brown built Trust 15 by canvassing her neighbourhood with flyers and creating an after-school program for 15 girls at a local community church. Today, as head of the organization, she provides critical mentoring opportunities to hundreds of boys and girls and their families. Brown is celebrated and awarded as a community leader, activist and enabler and is a resilient advocate for youth in need of self-confidence and self-esteem.