Merika Coleman

Merika Coleman-Evans
  • State Representative - District 57
  • Democratic
  • September 6, 1973 45
  • 11 South Union Street, Suite 537-A
  • Montgomery, AL 36130-2950
  • 334-242-7755
  • MPA, University of Alabama, Birmingham, 1997
  • BA, Mass Communication, University of Alabama, Birmingham, 1995
Political History
  • Representative, Alabama State House of Representatives, District 57, 2002-present
Job Professions
  • Assistant Professor of Political Science, Miles College, present
  • Director, Economic and Community Development, City of Bessemer, present
  • Fleming Fellow, Center for Policy Alternatives, 2004
  • Economic Justice Strategist, Greater Birmingham Ministries, 1999-present
  • Instructor, Miles College, 1997-1999
  • Policy Analyst, Alabama Arise, 1999
  • Adjunct Instructor of Government, Lawson State Community College
  • Director/Adjunct Instructor, Community and Economic Development, Lawson State Community College
Committee History
  • Member, Center on Policy Alternatives, Women's Caucus and Southern Caucus
Organization History
  • Board Member, Greater Birmingham Ministries, present
  • Board Member, Saint Mary's Catholic School, present
  • Executive Board Member, Midfield Neighborhood Association, present
  • Founding Member, Midfield Voter's League, present
  • Delegate, American Council of Young Political Leaders, Japan, 2003
  • Advisory Committee Member, Wider Opportunities for Women-Self Sufficiency Standards
  • Member, Alabama Citizens Policy Project
  • Member, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated
  • Board Member, Women Legislator's Lobby
  • Board Member, Christian Women's Leadership Center
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