JP’s Michele Courton Brown Appointed Chair of YouthBuild USA Board of Directors

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Jamaica Plain resident Michele Courton Brown has been named chair of the YouthBuild USA Board of Directors, making her the third person in the global nonprofit’s history to take the role, as well as the first woman and the first Black woman to lead the body.

This appointment creates a diverse, majority-female Board leadership — a first in its history — and advances the organization’s commitment to its mission by better reflecting the diverse population it serves.