Malik Brown is an LGBTQ advocate, a lifelong Atlantan and a familiar face in Georgia Democratic politics. Appointed as the City of Atlanta's LGBTQ Affairs Coordinator by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Brown is the first-ever full-time official in the City of Atlanta to focus on better connecting the LGBTQ community with Atlanta City Hall.
Brown previously spent two years focusing on HIV prevention and education, as well as fundraising and development at AID Atlanta. AID Atlanta is the largest and oldest HIV/AIDS service organization in the Southeast.
Brown has served as a full-time staffer or advisor on several Democratic campaigns, including campaigns for Governor, Mayor, State House and Board of Education.
Malik is also a proud member of the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) National Board of Governors. HRC is the Nation's largest LGBTQ civil rights organization, with over 3 million members and supporters. HRC Governors oversee fundraising and volunteer activities at a local level and serve as a bridge between their community and HRC HQ. Brown recently celebrated 5 years with HRC.
Brown also serves as an Advisory Board Member of Out Front Theatre Company, the only theatre in the Southeast dedicated to telling stories of the LGBTQ+ experience and community.
Brown brings a unique culmination of political experience, LGBTQ advocacy and HIV/AIDS education and prevention to his work.