London Lamar is the State Representative for District 91, a proud, native Memphian, and a courageous community advocate. London’s fearlessness aided in her journey to becoming the youngest legislator in the current TN General Assembly.
London has advocated on national, state, and local policies and legislation that supports families and healthcare. London also worked as an advocate for public education where she empowered, enlightened, and engaged parents and community members in failing and priority school districts to also be advocates by utilizing their voices, being knowledgeable in educational policies, and voting on those that impact public schools and its students. She also ran several state and local campaigns that contributed to helping other goal-oriented community leaders get elected into office.
In her discretionary time, London previously served as President of the Tennessee Young Democrats where she is continuously educating, uplifting, and encouraging the youth across the state to make changes in their communities by voting and running for offices at all levels. She has also previously served as Vice-Chairwoman of the Black Caucus of the Young Democrats of America, National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women (NOBEL Women) Class of 2015-2016 Vice-President and Leadership Fellow. She also completed Emerge Tennessee 2017 Fellowship, New Leaders Council Nashville 2015 Fellowship and was selected as Memphis Flyer’s Top 20 under 30 Class of 2015, Memphis Top 40 under 40 Class of 2017, and The New Tri-State Defender Legends and Leaders Awardee!
London’s Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with minors in Sociology and Intercultural Studies accompanied by her resilient personality and self-motivated attitude has equipped her with the knowledge and skill to be a remarkable role model for many. She is committed to being a dedicated civil servant who inspires and motivates her peers to be an effective change agent for our futures and for our families.