Allesha Morris is the proud mother of one son (King) Darius. She is retired after 36 years of dedicated service to the City of East Lansing. Allesha graduated from high school at the age of 16 and studied at Lansing Community College.
Allesha served as the city’s first woman hired as a Wastewater Operator. During those years of service, she was also a union official, elected 2nd vice-president of her Local 2256 UAW, and appointed as a fellow and local discussion leader in 2013 for UAW. Allesha served as United Way Campaign chair for the city of East Lansing, was on the UpLift the Youth Foundation grant committee, is recording secretary for Capital Area Coalition of Black Trade Unionist(CBTU), and a lifetime member of the NAACP.
Allesha loves to write, listen to jazz, and shop for hats and other vintage items. She says, “Put the old with the new and be you!”
Allesha aspires to build a non-profit organization that focuses on helping underprivileged youth before they become at risk. She continues to prioritize developing her spiritual relationship with God and knows without Him she would not be who she is today.