Tia Brown

2021 Chicago Peace Fellow
CEO, The Brown House Experience

Tia Brown is a mother of 3 daughters, a 17 year Veteran Teacher, CEO and co-founder of The Brown House Experience, a not-for-profit organization that provides at-risk youth with interactive opportunities to enhance their academic, social and emotional intelligence through STEM, the arts, mental health, fitness, and culture. Tia has been in the education field for over 20 years, educating all levels from day care, a freshman level English course at SIUC, to adults, as a Reading Specialist with CPS. The combined knowledge of the stakeholders allow The Brown House Experience to provide unique programming and events like Trade Day, that allow youth to interact with tradesmen & women to learn new skills, as well as after-school and summer programs geared to provide the most vulnerable youth with equitable experiences and mental health strategies. Tia’s goal is to enhance the lives of our youth one interactive experience at a time!