Aaron Brink-Johnson serves as CURE’s Manager, Equity Research and Training. In this role, he provides project management for racial equity organizational change processes, conducts research on various equity-related topics and co-facilitates trainings and workshops.
Aaron previously served in the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights where he helped to manage the Twin Cities’ Urban Scholars program for students from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, police conduct oversight, outreach plans for the Department, and compiled and analyzed eviction data in North Minneapolis.
Aaron also served as an Equal Opportunity Consultant for the Metropolitan Council Office of Equal Opportunity where he helped to ensure that a greater percentage of money spent to grow the Twin Cities metropolitan region went towards businesses owned by women and people of color. Aaron received a Bachelor of Arts in Geography from Macalester College and a Master of Public Administration from the Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.