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Emily Lang

Teacher, Urban Arts Coordinator, and Co-founder of RunDSM

Emily Lang is a teacher and Urban Arts Coordinator in Des Moines Public Schools, and co-founder of RunDSM, a for-youth, by-youth organization focused on urban arts and youth activism. She grew up performing on the stages of the Oskaloosa Community Theater, and entered the field of education with a strong desire to work with young women to help them strengthen their self-worth. “I believe in leading with love and providing youth safe and brave spaces to share their truth.”

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