Jeffrey L. Brown
pastor, Union Baptist Church
Rev. Jeffrey L. Brown, M.Div., is co-founder and past chairperson of the Boston Ten Point Coalition, an ecumenical group of Christian clergy and lay leaders who mobilize the community around issues affecting black youth, especially those at-risk for violence, drug abuse and other destructive behaviors. In April 1999, he founded Ten Point International, a resource for churches around the world interested in overcoming violence in their communities. Brown is the author of articles on religion, youth and violence; a columnist for the *Cambridge Chronicle*; and a contributor to *The Boston Globe*'s op-ed page.