Cherie Brown is (2002) vice-president of Brit Tzedek v'Shalom. Brown is founder and executive director of the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI), an anti-racist leadership training institute with chapters in 50 cities, on 75 college campuses, and in dozens of high schools. The NCBI was designated as an example of "best practice for racial reconciliation" by President Clinton's Initiative on Race. She has been involved in Middle East peace work for 34 years as a founder of Breira, New Jewish Agenda (see what Jeffrey Blankfort said about this crowd in 1990), Break the Silence, the Tikkun Community, and Brit Tzedek. She is the author of eight leadership training manuals on coalition building and diversity issues.
Brown is the director of the National Coalition Building Institute in Washington, D. C. (www.ncbi.org).