DeMarco Davidson

Executive Director

DeMarco K. Davidson became a recognized community leader in his youth. After graduating from Hazelwood Central HS in 1999, he attended the Univ. of MO-Rolla where he earned a BS in Engineering Management and minors in Chemistry & I/O Psychology in 2006. While in college, he served as the Regional Vice President for Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., started several businesses, and co-founded the Black Man's Think Tank of UMR.  In 2008-09, he worked on several winning political campaigns. DeMarco was recognized in his alma-mater’s alumni magazine for his work in the inner-city of St. Louis as a Field Organizer for President Obama.

DeMarco has spent most of his adult life in education, engineering, youth development, and community organizing. He has worked as a teacher in the Hazelwood School District, an After-School Director with Providence Counseling, a Youth Advisor for Kappa League, a Project Manager for the City of Chicago, a Field Organizer for political campaigns, and a mentor to many youth. After founding the Michael Brown Jr. Memorial Fund in August 2014, he volunteered for the Michael Brown Sr. Chosen For Change Foundation as the Executive Director from 2015 until 2022.

DeMarco recently earned a Masters in Divinity from Eden Theological Seminary in 2018 w/ an emphasis in Liberation Theology & Faith Based Community Organizing. After running for US Congress, he worked on several winning campaigns including Prosecutor Attorney Wesley Bell, the CLEAN Initiative, Raise Up Minimum Wage, & Medicaid Expansion. As the Executive Director & Voter Program Lead for Metropolitan Congregations United, DeMarco’s goal is to organize people of faith & voters in St. Louis to develop policy towards breaking the school-to-prison pipeline and unifying the Urban & Rural citizens of Missouri. He believes that congregations can & should be a galvanizing force to building powerful, self-sustaining communities.

“Success is what you have when you add value to yourself. Significance is what you have when you add value to others” ~ John C. Maxwell

MCU puts faith into action by developing leaders who move their congregations, organizations and communities to change public policy for the common good.
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