Shelli Brown

Shelli Brown has been working with and for youth and families in a variety of settings for over
twenty years. Ms. Brown’s interest in impacting young people and families took root in San Diego
where she worked for the San Diego Unified School District as a teacher’s aide and counseling aide
shortly after graduating from college. She moved back to the San Diego area after having lived out
of state where she was able to grow her career, volunteer work and family. Currently, Ms. Brown
serves as the Youth Development Program Manager at the Center for Healthier Communities,
Rady Children’s Hospital- San Diego. Before moving back to her hometown, she lived in Denver,
Colorado where she worked in youth violence prevention as the Project Director and the
Community Site Manager for the Youth Violence Prevention Center-Denver. She also provided
direct service to justice-involved youth as Licensed Professional Counselor at an adolescent drug
treatment center and taught conflict and anger management skills at a non-profit organization.
Since returning to San Diego, Ms. Brown also became a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor.