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Community Advocacy Organization

Meet Angela Mathews –Democrat Candidate for State House District 77

Updated: Jun 26


A Voice of Strength for Necessary Change! Ms. Mathews has been a lifelong resident of Lansing for over 35 years.

Angela Mathews Democrat

After earning a degree in Human Services from Lansing Community College and later her Bachelor of Arts Degree-Community Human Services, Siena Heights University, Ms. Mathews established her career in Lansing dedicating herself to community outreach and relations with several organizations.

 

Throughout her community advocacy and service, she has served the Ingham County Register of Deeds' office, Lansing School District, and several non-profits, including Youth Development Corporation and March for Justice. Ms. Mathews is the Executive Director of the Connection TV Show and a past Video Instructor for Hope Central Academy. Ms. Mathews holds memberships with the Lansing Juneteenth Committee serving as the Communications and Media Director, as well as, the Lansing Branch NAACP.

 
Angela Mathews Democrat

Faith is an integral part of Ms. Mathew’s life. She received her call as an Evangelist in 2015, preaching her first sermon on September 11, 2016. Then, receiving her Ministers License under the previous pastor of Pilgrim Rest, Dr. Walter Gibson Jr. Today, she serves on the Leadership Council of Bishop Edward Rockett, Jr., Senior Pastor of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, and Co-Leader of the Women of Excellence Ministry. 

 
Angela Mathews Democrat

 Courtesy Photo-Lansing Community College (LCC) Board of Trustees.

 

Currently, the Chair of Lansing Community College (LCC) Board of Trustees, Ms. Mathews has held executive leadership roles on the Board as Vice Chair and Board Secretary. She was elected twice to the LCC Board of Trustees by a wide margin and is serving a second (6-year) term. In both elections, November 2022 and 2024, Ms. Mathews earned thirty percent of the Tri-County (Ingham, Clinton, and Eaton) voters’ approval. Her term expires in December 2028.  Simultaneously, Chair Mathews is President of the African American Trustee Caucus of ACCT (National Organization, Association of Community College Trustees). She was voted unanimously and tasked with reimaging/rebuilding caucus membership, communications, and Bylaws.

 

Ms. Angela Mathews Democrat combines her passion for education and her professional success to mentor Lansing youth through community organizational platforms. Ms. Mathews is an Educator teaching 5th through 8th grades, Life Skills along with Family Engagement Sessions through Community Development to Success, which is housed in Sheridan Road STEM School, in partnership with Lansing School District. 

 

Her top priorities are:

- Education;

- Economic and Workforce Development;

- Environmental Sustainability;

- Building an Inclusive Community!

 

Want to get to know Angela better? Join her on Thursday, July 11th at 6 pm at Gregory’s Soul Food. She is looking forward to seeing you there!

 

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