brandon anderson

Community Response Works

brandon anderson is a Black queer abolitionist organizer. brandon was born and raised in Oklahoma City during the 1980s crack epidemic and the 1990s global HIV pandemic. Before founding Community Response Works, brandon served five years in the Army, completing two tours in Iraq as a satellite engineer before earning his bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University. brandon is a former guest lecturer at MIT and Claremont College and is a 2019 TED Fellow, a 2018 Echoing Green Fellow, and a Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award nominee.