Project Director: Angela C. L. SmithAngela C. L. Smith
, native of Detroit, MI graduated from Cass Technical High School
, as a member of the National Honors Society
...Smith's continued interest in social science lead to a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology, at Adrian College.A student leader and member of a number of organizations including Residence Life, Campus Activities Network, Campus Allocations Board, Alpha Kappa Delta, a national honorary sociology fraternity, she also held the position of President for ALPHA, African American Leaders Promoting Higher Achievement and the Religious Life Council.
In addition, as a Dean's List Student and Ronald E. McNair Scholar, Smith
was awarded the following awards: Martin Luther King Student Service Award, Resident Assistant of the Year, Human Dignity Award, Outstanding Senior in Human Services, and Who's Who Amongst American College Students. With an interest in Urban Sociology, Faith, and Community Organization, Smith attained a Masters Degree from the University of Michigan's School of Social Work.She
studies in community and faith-based organizing in urban communities.As an intern for Detroit City Council President Maryann Mahaffey, Smith concentrated on the political mobilization of African American Communities through various projects.
currently resides with her husband, Damon Smith, in Flint, MI.