Detroit Worldwide Podcast
by Marquis Taylor
October 2, 2020 4:00 pm
A podcast that celebrates and amplifies Detroit’s rich history and culture as told through the narratives of native Detroiters from across the world. Hosted by Marquis Taylor, Detroit Worldwide features weekly interviews from industry leaders, content creators, Black entrepreneurs, and other trailblazers that positively represent the D. This podcast also celebrates and embraces the identities of first generation college graduates coming out of the city.
In this installment of the Detroit Worldwide Podcast, Marquis connects with community leader and East Orange, New Jersey councilwoman, Brittany Claybrooks about her journey in public service and her upbringing in the D.
Brittany also discusses her spiritual growth as well as her longstanding bond with Florida A&M classmates, who were also from Detroit.
Brittany Claybrooks is an Urban Planning Project Manager and the CouncilWoman Elect for the Second Ward in East Orange, NJ.
She is a recent graduate of New York University she completed received her Master’s Degree in Urban Planning and Development . She is also a graduate of Florida A&M where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Healthcare Management.
She has devoted her professional career to public service and has worked in a in various government and public service institutions including the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice; The Florida of Department Health; the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation where she served in the office of Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Young Invincibles – a national nonprofit that advocates on behalf of millennial Americans in the areas of higher education, health, economic development and young parents’ initiatives.
Brittany, a Detroit native, is passionate about creating greater economic opportunities for residents of inner city and developing communities via comprehensive policy and equitable allocation of public resources.
She often proclaims “Public service is not what I do. Public service is who I am.”
Connect with Brittany:
LinkedIn: Brittany Claybrooks
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