DeWarren K. Langley, J.D., M.P.A., M.H.F.A.

Visionary & Executive Director, Charles Hamilton Houston Foundation, Inc., Durham, North Carolina

A native of Durham, North Carolina, DeWarren K. Langley, JD, MPA is the Visionary & Executive Director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Foundation, Inc., a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit academic, career & leadership empowerment organization that provides a seamless continuum of programs and services to educate, empower and support young men of color to navigate college to career, improve academic and career outcomes and remedy systemic barriers to black excellence to ensure all young men of color have equal opportunity to lead successful and meaningful lives. He is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day administration, programs, college outreach and strategic plan.

DeWarren is a higher education professional with a focus on optimizing student academic and professional success through intensive one-on-one mentoring and high quality programs focused on retention, success, graduation and employment. He has excellent qualitative and quantitative data analysis skills to ensure programs and services are producing measurable results in student success.

DeWarren has received numerous awards and honors for his work to improve the college and career success of underserve youth, mitigate juvenile delinquency, empower & engage youth local policy-making, end& the school-to-prison pipeline, address persistent opportunity gaps faced by young men of color, improve community-police relations, increase affordable housing and expand job readiness training program.

He worships as a member of First Calvary Baptist Church where he is active with the Young Adults Ministry, Male Summit Ministry, Project FINE, and Budget Committee.