Charniece Lang is serving as a LISC AmeriCorps member at Detroit Future City (DFC) where she contributes to Community and Economic Development initiatives, including the Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact. She also is involved with projects regarding the adaptive reuse of industrial properties, ecosystem mapping, home acquisition-rehab-resale and small scale manufacturing. Charniece imagines the future of the public sector to hold equity at the forefront of its every intention. She aspires to lead public agencies in their mission to provide feasible, sustainable and equitable policies and programs that are efficient and effective.
Charniece is a devoted scholar and change agent with unwavering commitment to provide underrepresented populations in Metro Detroit with equitable policies, healthy communities and a prosperous future. Along her journey, Charniece has served as a Field Staffer for the Myya Jones State Representative Campaign in Detroit, Michigan, has completed the Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley and in December 2018, Charniece graduated from Michigan State University with her Bachelors of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies of Social Science. Her studies concentrate on Community Governance and Advocacy, Public Policy and African American and African Studies.
Currently, Charniece is a student at Wayne State University on course to earn her Master’s in Public Administration. Outside of her profession, Charniece has a passion for health and wellness, drawing, painting and all things natural hair.