Rebecca Dosch Brown
phone: +1 612-301-3438
Inst on Community Integration Room 204B PtH 150 Pillsbury Dr SE Minneapolis, MN 55455
Rebecca Dosch Brown serves as the MNLEND (Minnesota Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities) Program and Data Coordinator, under an Education Specialist 2 title. MNLEND is a year-long interdisciplinary leadership training program spanning 18+ disciplines and is funded by the Maternal Child Health Bureau (MCHB) of the US Department of Health and Human Services. She provides MNLEND its day-to-day and big picture operational, technical, reportorial, financial, and editorial management, execution, and coordination.
Rebecca also contributes to other Institute on Community Integration (ICI) community and research-based projects located in the Research and Training Center on Community Living (RTC-CL) as an editor, author, and committee member of the ICI's Changing Landscapes (art shows) and the Diversity Strategic Planning Committee. She also supported the writing of and now the operation of a 2018-19 AUCD Diversity Fellowship which will award two stipends to 2 Fellows from underrepresented racial/ethnic/linguistic/disability backgrounds to support a year-long community-based leadership development project to reduce systemic barriers faced by people with disabilities and their families within a partnering community-based organization.
Her work background spans teaching, research, advising, editing, and writing in the areas of disability history, societal inclusion, culturally-responsive education, indigenous rights, secondary and post-secondary education, creative thinking skills, the visual arts, literature, creative writing, and grassroots community organizing. She is currently a PhD student in the University of Minnesota Hubert H. Humphrey School in Public Affairs, with a focus on disability policy.