Latyna M. Humphrey is the current president of the Central Ohio Young Black Democrats. In 2018, she was appointed and is the organization’s first female president. The Central Ohio Young Black Democrats is chartered underneath the Ohio Young Black Democrats and is one of the five chapters throughout the state of Ohio.
Formerly, Latyna was the secretary of the Ohio Young Black Democrats, the umbrella of all five chapters from 2017-2018. Prior to that, she served as Fundraising and Philanthropy Chair for the Central Ohio Young Black Democrats from 2016-2017. She is also an active member of the Franklin County Young Democrats and the Ohio Young Democrats.
Latyna, is a graduate of the Columbus East High School (2010) and Columbus State Community College with an Associate of Arts in Political Science (2017). Currently, Ms. Humphrey is in process of completing her Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology from Franklin University.
Ms. Humphrey currently serves as the Community Outreach Coordinator for the Franklin County Auditor’s Office of Mr. Michael Stinziano and has been a mentor for Columbus City Schools for the past four years.
Ms. Humphrey is a tremendous champion for minorities. She is a mother, community leader, organizer, speaker and an advocate of women’s rights. Latyna has always demonstrated concern for the plight of the underserved.
She is a fierce spokeswoman for civil rights—she strongly believes in not only equality but equity. She focuses on race and class and the disparities attached.
Latyna is also a strong proponent of civic engagement, with a direct focus on voter education and voting rights.
Ms. Humphrey has spoken at multiple colleges and universities across the country including Ohio State University, Columbia University, Hampton University, Columbus State Community College and Capital University.
She is also a current member of For(bes): The Culture, an organization formed for entrepreneurs and visionaries alike at the Forbes Summit in 2017.
Latyna has been featured in the Columbus Dispatch, 10TV News, and NBC4 on multiple occasions. She has also been requested to commentate on Democratic Presidential Debate Primaries for NBC Universal News Now.
Latyna has received recognition from United States Senator Sherrod Brown, Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein, Mayor of the City of Columbus Mr. Andrew J. Ginther, the Chief of Diversity and Inclusion from Huntington National Bank Mr. Marlon Moore, and many others.
Ms. Humphrey follows the full regime of the late Representative Clarence Josef Mclin Jr. Hence, hard work and service is the very foundation of her career. She fully understands that in order to succeed or create change she must first serve and attributes that regime as the reason for her current accomplishments and successes.