Angela Lang is founder and executive director of Black Leaders Organizing for Communities (BLOC) in Milwaukee. Lang was born and raised in the heart of Milwaukee and has an extensive background in community organizing. In the past, Lang served as both an organizer and state council director for the Service Employees International Union, working on such campaigns as the Fight for 15. Before founding BLOC, Lang was the political director with For Our Future Wisconsin. She is a graduate of Emerge Wisconsin. She currently is the vice president of the ACLU of Wisconsin Board and sits on the board for Diverse and Resilient, a nonprofit organization that supports the LGBTQ community in Wisconsin.
Lang is motivated by making substantial and transformative change in her community while developing young, local leaders of color. Her journey in organizing hasn’t always been easy, but through it all she has remained a fierce advocate for securing more seats at the table for Black folks.