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What We Do

Made in Brownsville is a youth creative agency and innovation hub providing a gateway for young people to learn marketable hard skills in STEAM, access postsecondary education, achieve economic mobility, and engage in placed-based community revitalization.

How We Do It

Modeled as a creative service agency, our projects teach design thinking, art, multimedia, tech and communication skills to give young people the technical and leadership tools they need to compete in the innovation economy and to be leaders in their community. MiB offers studios and mentorship in 3D design, printmaking, painting, 3D modeling and fabrication, photography, coding/WDD/robotics, graphic design, video and animation. Design mentors collaborate with youth on projects that impact the vitality of the community as well as client commissioned creative projects.

LEADERSHIP

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Quardean Lewis-Allen

Founder and CEO
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Brittany Bellinger

Program Manager

CREATIVES

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Irianna Frink

Junior Graphic Designer
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D'angelo Heyward

Junior Graphic Designer

Shyheim Blake, Graphic Design

Jamar Smith, Photography, Web Design, Screen Printing

Kwesi Johnson, Graphic Design

Francisco Trevino, Graphic Design

Deangelo Pipkin, Graphic Design

Canice Munroe, Graphic Design

Daren Duffie, Graphic Design, Screen Printing

Emmanuel Oni, 3D Design Mentor

Khaalid Rahman, Woodworking Ment0r

Jason Thomas, Photography Mentor

Shamroc Cook

Austin Kety

N Carlos Jay, Muralist

Verneda Adele White, Apparel Designer

Self, Printmaking

Racheal Barrett, Development

Vickie Casey

Lindsay McKenzie, Founding member

Jamal Jordan, Producer

Jordan Martins

Jamal Jordan, 2017

Karyn Westbrooks, Photo/Video Mentor

Jazmine Hayes, Muralist

Angela Hill, Printmaker

Matthew Kenney, Coder

Elvin Santana, Apparel Designer

Jacqueline Martinez, Graphic Design

Rayshawn Levy

Shamroc Cook

Austin Kety

Stephanie Matthews

Mohammed Miah

Bryan Aucapina

Evan Hart

Aris Robles

Peter James

Markel Jordan

Evelyn Tilney, Founding member

Alan Waxman, Founding member

Wendy W. Fok, Founding member

Alan Ai, Founding member

Jacqueline Nakanyike-Lugudde, Founding member

Stephanie Torres, Founding member

Qiana Lewis

Victoria Moore-Allen

Victor Green

Jacqueline Kennedy

Ronald Comeau

Daphne Lundi

Emma Osore

Kenyatta Mclean

Kethia Joseph

Our Board

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    Justin Garrett Moore

    Executive Director, NYC Public Design Commission 

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    Krishna Davenport-Francis

    Founder, Boabab Wellness, 20 year Wall Street veteran, Brownsville native

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    Jerry Blaine

    ​Chief Executive Officer, LDI Color ToolBox

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    Mark Gardner

    Principal, Jaklitsch / Gardner Architects

Our Advisors

  • Rasmia Kirmani-Frye Director of Public/Private Partnerships, NYCHA Office of Public/Private Partnerships 

  • Richard Frank Marketing/New Business Director Artists for Humanity

  • Wendy W Fok Creative Director of WE-DESIGNS, LLC / Assistant Professor of Integrated Design at PARSONS

Contact Us

Office Open – Monday-Friday 10am-6pm

Have a question or need more information? We look forward to hearing from you!

Main: 718-513-1115

General Inquiries: info@madeinbrownsville.org

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