This week’s featured guest Leslie Love was elected to the Michigan State Legislature in November 2014. Her larger than life personality and diversity of experiences (including serving as a standup comedian, actress and college professor) makes her a unique and powerful champion for families across Detroit.
Leslie Love was elected as State Representative in the 10th House District of Michigan in November 2014. She sits on the House Committees on Commerce and Trade, Financial Services, and Workforce and Talent Development in the 98th Legislature of the Michigan House of Representatives. She serves as the Democratic Caucus Vice Chair and Chaplain for the Michigan Legislative Black Caucus, as well as being a member of the Progressive Women’s Legislative Caucus, Greater Wayne County Caucus, and Hispanic Caucus. Leslie was appointed to serve on the MiSTEM Advisory Council, a group of business, K-12 and higher education and philanthropic leaders dedicated to helping make Michigan a world leader in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education. Prior to her election to office, Leslie was the director of theatre operations and an adjunct professor at Marygrove College for 12 years. She was a professor for Wayne County Community College District as well. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Siena Heights University, a Master of Fine Arts from Wayne State University and a Master of Arts in Human Resources Management from Marygrove College.
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