DeWarren Langley, a Durham native, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and Economics with a minor in Leadership Studies from Hampton University, and Juris Doctor with a concentration in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law from North Carolina Central University School of Law. He also has a Certificate of Completion in Technology of Participation Group Facilitation Methods from the Institute of Cultural Affairs. In addition, Langley is also a graduate of the Durham Neighborhood College and Citizens Police Academy of the Durham Police Department. Langley serves as vice chairman of the Durham County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council, as Co-Facilitator for Partners Against Crime – District III and Chair of the Public Awareness/Publicity Committee.
Langley is currently the Executive Director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Foundation, Inc., an organization that focuses on, among other things, the effective operation and delivery of programs, services and mentorship to boys and young men of color. He is also Principal Consultant and Chief Strategist for Solutions Consulting Services. Prior to his current roles, Langley spent several years in various roles at North Carolina Central University.
Moreover, Langley holds membership in several professional, civic and community organizations. He is a member of the Durham County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council; Board of Directors, Jubilee Home, Inc.; Vice Chair, Kids Voting Durham Advisory Board; Vice Chair, Board of Directors, West End Community Foundation, Inc.; and President, National INROADS Alumni Association.
Langley has also received several awards and honors, including: 2021 Key Volunteer of the Year Award from The Triangle Nonprofit and Volunteer Center; Duke Energy Citizenship and Service Award; and the Duke University Chapel Humanitarian Service Award. He is also a Social Justice Fellow.