Mark Brown is an award-winning human rights activist and an executive board member of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) in Canada. His published writings include.
- “ I Can’t Work if I Can’t Breathe - Why Canada‘s Labour Movement Must Support the Black Lives Matter Movement”,
- “The Routine Check: Anti-Black Racism Through The Eyes Of A Black Man Growing Up In The Greater Toronto Area” and more.
Mark Brown’s awards include:
- The Bob Borch, Humanitarian Award from the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL).
- He has twice been awarded the Bromley Armstrong, Humanitarian Award from both the Toronto & York Region Labour Council as well as from the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) Ontario, Canada
In 2014 Mark Brown was elected to the position of National Director for the Metro Toronto Region of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) making him the first Black worker in Canada elected to sit on the CUPW National Executive Board. Mark Brown continues to be an active member of CUPW and is currently the communications and social media officer for the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists in Canada.