Aliya Brown is a communications specialist with more than a decade of experience in affordable housing, criminal justice reform, and food equity. Before joining TFFJ, she developed comprehensive communications strategies to shift the narrative on violence countrywide through traditional and social media, community engagement and thought leadership at Common Justice. Prior to joining Common Justice, she provided analytic support on housing policy and drove communications strategy for statewide campaigns at Enterprise Community Partners, Inc., including the launch of a Justice-Involved Housing Initiative, a leading role in the Statewide Source of Income Coalition, and co-leadership of the Regional Affordable & Fair Housing Roundtable. Prior to Enterprise, she worked at the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office’s Bureau of Youth Diversion and Reentry Programs supporting alternatives to incarceration and reentry programs for people impacted by the justice system. Aliya earned her BA in Sociology with honors from the City University of New York, Baruch College.