Stephanie Chang, Member, Michigan House of Representatives
February 17, 2017
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State Representative Stephanie Chang is serving her second term representing Michigan’s 6th House District, which comprises the cities of Ecorse and River Rouge and part of the city of Detroit.
Before serving in the Legislature, Chang worked as a community organizer in Detroit for about a decade. She served as the state director for NextGen Climate Michigan, the alumni engagement and evaluation coordinator for the Center for Progressive Leadership in Michigan, the community engagement coordinator for the James and Grace Lee Boggs School, the deputy director for the Campaign for Justice, an organizer for Michigan United/One United Michigan and an assistant to Grace Lee Boggs. She is a co-founder and past president of Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote-Michigan and served as a mentor with the Detroit Asian Youth Project.
Chang was raised in Canton and is the daughter of parents who emigrated from Taiwan to pursue greater opportunities. Chang is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s in psychology and a master’s in public policy and a master’s in social work. Chang and her husband, Sean Gray, live in Detroit.
Rep. Chang serves on the House Criminal Justice, Education and Judiciary Committees.