Core Values & Beliefs
Respect requires empathy and consideration. We must be dedicated and patient in all situations to live up to our core value of respect.
We believe in finding strength in our restraint when it comes to facing overwhelming trauma. We react with a full heart in healthy and productive manner.
Goal One: Grieving Fathers
To create healthy fathers who are the heads of their households, leaders in the community and positive role models.
Goal Two: Youth
To provide an environment, programs and services that nurture children’s and youth’s personal growth, promote wholesome relationships and community development, enabling them to be leaders and positive contributors to a healthier world.
Goal Three: Families
To create strong and productive families who understand their responsibility to the greater community.
the team behind the mission
we’re building a stronger community.
Our vision is to build a community center to continue the work but we can’t do it alone.
We support families experiencing grief resulting from the traumatic loss of a child.
Empowering our young women to be trendsetters of tomorrow.
We host several events, programs and community service projects throughout the year.
Founded in 2014, The Michael Brown Foundation, Inc. d/b/a Chosen For Change (CFC) is a non-for-profit which provides community support and outreach programs, activities and events that are responsive, reflective, and holistic for families affected by, or at risk of becoming and/or experiencing grief resulting from the loss of a child due to a tragic unforeseen circumstance.
The Michael Brown Foundation
Chosen For Change