China Cochran

China Cochran

Michigan House, District 3, MI

Born and raised in a proud union family in Detroit, China is driven by her commitment to the people and neighborhoods of our community. She is running because she cares about our shared future. The only woman in the race, China will bring a much needed perspective as our next State Representative. As your next State Representative, China will always advocate for women and girls, fight for children and to better fund our public schools, expand access to health care and make our neighborhoods stronger and safer.

China earned her BA in Journalism from Langston University, MA in Social Justice from Marygrove College, and is pursuing her PH.D. in Urban Education.

China has years of experience working in local government and the nonprofit sector, including organizing healthcare workers with SEIU, leading Community Relations for Detroit City Council, and serving as Managing Editor for local youth journalism program, “Our Life in the D.”