City of Lansing, Kahleea Washington

Kahleea is placed in Lansing. She plans to work on the corridor improvement initiative focusing on the Grand River corridor. Kahleea brings community development experience from previous internships with the Northern Illinois Land bank in Rockford, IL and Rise Community Development in St. Louis. She is hoping to gain more real estate development and revitalization experience through this fellowship. Kahleea was recognized as the Rock Valley College 2020 Female Student Leader of the Year, a Johnetta Haley Scholar, and a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Kahleea holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a minor in urban studies from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.