Welcome London Lamar – Memphis Regional Program Director
Join us in welcoming London Lamar, Memphis Regional Program Director. London will oversee programming for the Center for Black Educator Development's Black Teacher Pipeline in the Memphis area and will be responsible for programmatic and operational success by ensuring seamless day-to-day operations, program implementation, quality control, and team management and development.
London has previously served in various roles in the non-profit sector, advancing policies centered on strengthening the public school system and expanding reproductive autonomy.
She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science with double minors in Sociology and Intercultural Studies from Saint Mary’s College. She has formerly served as an organizer for Stand for Children, an education advocacy organization, and a Policy Associate at SisterReach, a women’s reproductive justice organization.
London currently serves as Tennessee State Senator for District 33 in Memphis, TN; the youngest female and youngest African American legislator in the Tennessee Senate History. She also serves as Chairwoman of the Senate Democratic Caucus. As the conscience of the legislature, Senator Lamar champions strong schools, healthy families, and safe neighborhoods.
She is honored to have received recognition from more than 10 organizations and appeared in numerous national publications for her work that uplifts families and communities. In her spare time, she likes to travel and cuddle with her Yorkie, Sugar.
London joins the Program and Strategy team; and her first day is Tuesday, April 4, 2023.